Wednesday, May 13, 2009

cutting the rat's tail...

Got you with that title... didn't I?

You know it's time to take some serious action when you find yourself unconsciously plaiting your hair because it's getting too long...bringing to mind a gawky school goer with two plaits in an identity crisis - aiming to be rat tails or pig tails?


So the impulsive me, entered a salon and surrendered my hair to the whims of a scissor happy, non English speaking stylist, who has now successfully converted the pig tail into a mop head.

To add fuel to my ire, the hubby looks at me, after a whole day, and says "Yikes what have you done to your hair?"

I still haven't decided what has upset me more - his noticing after a day, or his comment...!


Mega sized BAWL!!!!

Now please be nice and make me feel better?

Terimah kasi! (that's thank you in malay!)

added as an afterthought: the rat's tail is now in its new avatar - the mini pony tail...

25 comments:

Neera said...

We need pictures to do that Suma ..would wait on FB :)

Suma said...

neera: you have seen it! why do you think all the snaps have my hair tied tightly back into a pony tail? :)

Just Like That said...

aww.. honey, MOP head? THAT bad?HUGS!
But then, fodder for the blog, is all good, wouldn't you say? At least your husband only said that. Mine would have rubbed it in every single day till the mop grew out. :-( Hugs again. And pic send maadi. But you know I am a staunch follower of 'judge not the book by its cover'. So mop or pig, the humorous brain it covers is what matters :-D

Gauri said...

He noticed after a whole day ???? !!! No wonder you're cheesed off :)

And like Neera said, pictures please :)

Sumana said...

I was about to ask what Neera was asking for. Let me go to FB to review. Meanwhile what did the kids say??

Monika said...

oh those pics are not at all bad suma... dont be hard on urself :)

and hubby's the less said the better

Mama-Mia said...

need to check out your lateat pictures! and here i was trying to be brave and planning to go to a fancy salon and tell me jyo chahiye karo! sigh!

cheers!

brocasarea said...

rat tail has hairs????

Pavi!!!! said...

Men i tell u !!!

n the hair..it will grow back dear..before u realize it! n shorter hair generally makes ppl look younger...so put on the smile and see the compliments that people give u!

pink dogwood said...

yes picture please.

rayshma said...

i thought u're cussing at us.. then realized that oh.. this was thanking us?! :D

show photu?! then i say nice things!
till then... not to worry... it's ghar ki kheti... will grow back! :)

ugich konitari said...

Suma, on a completely different note, I was wondering what your childrens' reaction was ? :-)

Suma said...

JLT:
well, considering noone's noticed it, ummm maybe not that bad...but bad enough that i can't let it loose..i have to always tie it up
:(
and thaks for the compliment, even if you called me a pig :)


gauri:
absent minded guy nah? and pics...go to facebk :)


Sumana:
kids? what can i say/ Like father, like sons!


Monika:
aww thank you...

Suma said...

abha::
you will be luckier than me, after all they will understand english nah?


brocas::
my hair looked like one...:)


Pavi!!!!
thank you, tho i liked my long hair better...


pink dogwood...
hmmmm....


rayshma::
hee..hee...you noticed?!

photu? this is what happens when you disappear for a long time...go to FB...


ugich::
sigh...can you believe they haven't noticed?! BOYS!!!!

Smita said...

I had shoulder length hair...I was depressed so went to a salon and told the guy to do whatever he want to do my hair and told him length didn't matter to me (I had always liked my hair to be long). He gave me such a smart cut that I have stuck to it despite the fact that hubby likes long hair :D

So I wud say that if u feel you are looking good then rest of things do not matter ;-)

Kavi said...

I quite liked the story ! I think the essence is in the frame !

The rats tail can indeed look like a pony's just formed tail !!

For some reason it reminded of O Henrys story..The Gift of the Magi.

On another count, it reminded me of a wise crack at office, who grew a mustache, and asked 'why' by the boss..said, ' i had to show some growth' !!

This hair thing...it grows back ! Except on some heads though !@

asaaan said...

My mother's day present was a haircut.
Men, Boys all the same lah :)
Hey you need to add me on FB

That was such a touching video..sniff sniff, impressed by the sg gov

Suma said...

Smita::
no, i don't like it, i have to keep it tied up all the while and i hate that! sigh....


Kavi::
I quite like your comments,...and the essence is the way you phrase it :D


Asaaan::
so hopefully yours was better than mine!
and yes, the vdo was very moving...

JyotiAjay said...

I want a picture suma.

Meira said...

Pics before commenting:D
Hiya, how have you been?

Mama-Mia said...

tagged ya! pls to do! :)

cheers!

Preeti Shenoy said...

hey! Just read this..Simliar to what happened to me two years back. then i went back and told them to cut it really really short..Maybe just half an inch of hair. I loved the 'liberated feeling' plus it made me look so much younger! If u want i'll mail u my pics :) Have u seen V for vendetta? I think Natalie Portman looks realy good with hair shaved..At least yours hasn't gone to such extremes, right? :) and its hair after all--it will gorw back. So my suggestion will be chop it all off.
Cheers
preeti

Suma said...

jyotiajay:
trust me...its not that great...


meira::
hey! how's you? newly married gal? :)


abha..
:D
jo hukum!

Preeti:
i had one real real short haircut and came out of the salon looking like lucille Ball :) and i loved it but it took ages to grow out!

Aparna said...

Short hair looks great. At least your husband noticed. Mine asked me after I came back from the salon one day were't you supposed to go for a hair cut? Considering I had cut off at least 4 inches and spent a good amount on the cut, I was furious. Great writing.

Joy said...

Which pic? In all your FB pics you look fabulous....