Tag: hair

I Had Planned a Midlife Hair Makeover— Then Covid Showed Up

Dear Reader, In the midst of a terrible season, allow me some self-indulgence. During the winter of 2020 before the world derailed with Covid-19, I was 49 years old, facing my 50th birthday with a mix of excitement and resignation. Certainly, I was glad to be healthy, in an intact marriage, with growing wonderful children,… Read more »

My Hair as a Metaphor

My hair was a problem to be solved. From inside and outside the walls of my house, my hair was a symbol of something larger that had nothing and everything to do with me.

My Version of a Kippah

I worried that by covering my hair I would once again get caught up in trying to look the part of frummest kid in the class.