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The Hassle of Hairdos

Why do women put up with so much torture?

I’ve never been one to pay much attention to my hair. Even now, when I wake up, I often let my hair have its way. Often it resembles some weird Cubist painting or the ocean waves I used to ride when we went to the beach.

When I was young, my older sister would try to help me with a hairdo, but the result was usually a disaster. I…



“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Mary McGrath

Top writer in humor, short stories, writing, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.