Saturday, January 02, 2010

Almost Cut My Hair...

For years I've worn my hair cut really short. Military-Short. What in the Army was called a "High & Tight". This year I decided to see how long I could let it get before it starts driving me nuts. The last time I had my hair this long was when my age still ended in "teen"... June 30, 2009 was the last time I had the clippers to my head and that's when I decided to let it go for a while.

I'm now getting my balls broken by a few guys at work... One actually asked when I was getting a Mullet.

Ranger Tom has never worn a mullet, nor will he ever, OK?

My boss even told me the other day to go out and get a haircut. In a humorous way, he does have a sense of humor, one of the reasons I really like him.

Anyway, again last night I was asked about my hair and I finally said I'd let it go until the second to last day before the end of the sugarcane harvest and the mill went down for the summer and shave it bald.

I don't think I'll do that, but I think I'll let it go a little more... Letting my Freak Flag fly...
Tell you what though, after looking at these pictures of me taken last Wednesday at the Tiki Bar, I've still got to loose some weight because I've got more chins that a Chinese phone book!

Almost cut my hair
Happened just the other day
It's gettin' kinda' long
I could've said it was in my way
But I didn't and I wonder why
I feel like letting my freak flag fly

~David Crosby

Copyright 2010 Thomas J Wolfenden

15 comments:

Liane said...

ha ha... Lewis (my husband) has his hair military short (Army Captain) and he can't stand when his hair just grows a centimeter and touches his ear.. in his teens, however, he'd have quite the long hair (not a mullet though..lol)...

The Ramblin Hillbilly said...

I'm going to start calling you Tammy instead of Tommy:D

Ranger Tom said...

Liane: I've always been the same way. If it would touch my ears I'd have to get it shaved close again. In my teens it was a LOT longer that it is right now... I Blame it on Led Zepplin and the Who...

Bill: I promise you, you do that and YOU WILL wake up in a new time zone and zip code.

cmk said...

The husband rocked the long hair in his younger days, too. BUT he has also kept it short/er since the Navy.

Right now, mine is about at the middle of my back--a length I haven't had since before I had kids. I grew it out because with short hair, my head looked like a ping pong ball on top of a beach ball when I gained weight. :D I keep 'promising' to shave my head when I lose 60 pounds. Someone told me THEN I would have people asking me if I had a terminal illness, so maybe that wouldn't be a good idea.

Just telling it like it is said...

More chins than a Chinese...that is so funny that cracked me up!
you know what I say...Handle business! Your crack me up ranger

Ranger Tom said...

CMK: Since my Army days I've always kept it short. I've had to for work because nothing looks worse than a guy in uniform with long hair... I prefer it short... But this past summer I just got a wild hair up my ass and said I was going to let it go for as long as I could stand it.

It's getting close to the time... I've got to get it cut soon.

And I think women look great with long hair!

Ranger Tom said...

Just Telling It: I always try to women who think I'm a pantie dropper to laugh!

Happy to oblige!

UBERMOUTH said...

I should get a haircut too.But I have hair to my bum and when I go for a trim they take 6 inches off and I feel bald!

Ranger Tom said...

uber: Oooooohhhhhh... Don't ever cut it!

Exzanian said...

Ranger Dude, I think you have a confession on your heart, go on, spit it out, you're a hippy deep down...admit it!

Ranger Tom said...

Exzanian: You've figured me out!

Just telling it like it is said...

As always your humor stands alone you pantie dropper you!!!

Ranger Tom said...

Just Telling it: Again, happy to oblige... I'll keep you dropping your panties!

Spiky Zora Jones said...

Ranger man: dang you have been posting and I missed out.

I kind of like the long hair but short military is good too. My little guy likes his military short.

if you want to keep the long hair just tell them all you are in a ROCK BAND!!!!!

How about hair like flocking seagulls. Is that the right group? Whenever mullets come up so does that group.

later sweets.

FishEagle said...

Hippy?? Hahahahaha