Finding My First Grey Hair Shocked Me

But not for the reasons you’d think

Amanda Kay Oaks
Jun 23 · 4 min read
Photo by Nickolas Nikolic on Unsplash

Preparing for a day of staring at my own face in Zoom meetings, I lingered a little longer in front of the mirror. As I brushed my bangs, a flash of bright white grabbed my attention.

Huh, I thought, tracing my fingers through my hair to find the strand. My dog’s hair must’ve got stuck in mine somehow.