Monday, June 29, 2009


I can hardly believe it. My little girl almost has enough hair for a ponytail. I put one in the other day and she managed to keep it in for a little more than a half hour. The little barrettes only lasted about five minutes.

New options for Hailey's hair is big stuff around here. Last summer I posted about her pigtails. If you look at those pictures her hair doesn't look that much longer now - 11 months later. Why does her hair grow so slow??? You can see she has been working on her mischievous grin though. She definitely has that look mastered!

The title of this post is a shout out to Michael Jackson who passed away a few days ago. Whether you loved him or hated him, you have to admit that the impact he had on music will most likely never be duplicated. I was a fan of his. I will never forget staying up late to watch Friday Night Videos in hopes that they would play "Beat It", "Billie Jean" or the ever elusive "Thriller"! When my Mom rented the "Making of Thriller" VHS tape for us that had the actual video at the end of it - it was nothing like we had ever seen before. We were mesmerized by the dance moves and his ability to make a story out of a song. He had an amazing talent.
I don't even pretend to understand any of his recent erratic behavior. I think it is obvious he had sort of a tortured soul and was desperately trying to fill parts of his life that were void. I believe he would have made a great comeback at some point. I think he had more to share with this world. He was a man of unsurpassed vision in the music industry. I hope he has now found the peace and contentment that he seeked so fervently on this Earth.

1 comment:

jensenbo said...

Love the pictures of Hailey and her new "do". You had tons of hair at that age --- don't know why her's grows so slow.

Nicely said about Michael Jackson. I loved his music too ---my favorite -- "Beat it".

His dancing is unbelievable!!