A Century of Hairstyles by Pamela Gibson

By Pamela Gibson

Not anything defines somebody like their coiffure - and what a century it's been for hair! Bangs, bobs, buns, beehives and bouffants have vied with pixie cuts, pin curls, perms and pageboys for ascendancy in an ever-changing parade of ladies' seems and developments, and one of the males we've noticeable Caesers, comb overs, ducktails, pretend hawks, flattops, quiffs and slick backs. From the Edwardian period during the seismic alterations of the '20s and '60s, and together with each quirky twist hair background took on its approach to the flip of the millennium, this ebook is a lush visible survey of 100 years of hair types and the nice stylists of the century together with Jackie Kennedy's stylist Mr. Kenneth and innovators like Vidal Sassoon.

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I cut a hole in your grandmother’s porch,” he said back. I wasn’t present for the conversation they must have had, but Glen prevailed, because the mother bird fed those babies through that golden arch every day until they were ready to venture out. When they were all gone, Glen removed the nest and replaced the missing piece using some kind of wood glue and small nails. You have to look close, but you can see it today. Because of his lonely upbringing Glen longed for a family, and it was understood that he thought of himself as the luckiest man in the world for hooking up with my grandmother May, and, hole in the porch or no, he lived to serve her.

I’m sure I could audit my early life and find times when my temper was my friend, when it got me through situations where my fear stopped me cold. It certainly helped me survive my early years on the Cascade High School football team where I started out as a 123-pound offensive lineman, when in practice I’d get so angry at the grass stains on my back and the cleat marks on my chest that I’d finally hit someone hard enough to satisfy the coach sufficiently to let me out of the drill. And it got me through my one and only full-tilt fight in junior high school when my embarrassment turned to rage the moment I saw the aforementioned Paula Whitson witness Mike Alkyre cracking my jaw.

Three-quarters of the way to the finish the next-to-last guy had a fifty-yard lead on me, so like an experienced stock-car racer, I cut to the inside to make up ground, inside the little orange flags marking the spots where the track had turned to grainy pudding. As that same second-to-last kid crossed the finish line, I slowed to a crawl at the far turn, standing on the pedals to maintain any forward motion at all. I glanced up to see the other participants pointing back and laughing, at the same time Bob Gardner’s voice boomed from the loudspeaker system mounted in the back of my father’s pickup near the starting line.

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