Show And Tell: Your Hairstyle or Wardrobe From The Past

Stuart Little could have used the curls
in the back of my hair for a ski slope.

Hello, and welcome to a Show And Tell feature of Tuesday's Question. I've decided to spice this weeks Question up a little bit, but I have to admit I had a little help from a good friend and great muse. (although she doesn't know it)

I borrowed the idea from a post that (yesterdays muse) Babs published yesterday at Beetle's Blog.

Here's the link to her post, which is entitled My Seventies Perm Disaster although from what I could tell it wasn't a disaster at all, just a funny post.

Another thing that is different this week, is that I need a picture of you from the past. Therefore, you may need a scanner or I suppose you can draw or describe yourself...but only- if you do not have a scanner available.

This is the second Tuesday's Question that is not entirely original, but I thought it would be fun, so I hope you like it. However, in order to expect you to do it, I had to myself.

This is at My mother-in-laws house, in 1986. She is giving me directions on how to the get to their new home. I remember I couldn't see because my hair was in my eyes. It's so flat on the top it resembles smashed cow poo, or at least it looks like that's what Taylor (my baby) was thinking.

Therefore, I thought I would show the world my eighties perm. disaster. This permanent lasted through my entire pregnancy, and well into the year after (Taylor) birth. But, remember you do not have to have had a permanent, we just want to know what you looked like in the past.

I cannot believe I am doing this, because although I'm an extroverted person with my friends, I'm otherwise intensely private and shy. Therefore, this will horrify me well into my old age, however, it probably wouldn't be a picnic for you either, but it might be a blast if we're in this together... in other words, if I can do it, then you can do it- So get out those pictures...and let's go back to the past~
How many of you are brave enough to share your old hairstyles and wardrobes with the internet?

Well, if you are there are two ways you can give us a glimpse into your past: You can e-mail me a picture at; annclemmons@hotmail.com, which I can upload along with your comment, or you can post a picture on your blog and I will publish a link to your blog as always, along with your comment, except I'll link to the post where your picture is displayed. Make sense?

Whichever way you feel more comfortable, is fine. Also, if you do not have a picture or a scanner a description will be fine, but don't cheat, because me and Gatsby (my blog dog at the end of the page) will know...and that will not be a good thing...

If you have any questions or advice about how to post your photos, please do not hesitate to e-mail me or leave a comment.

I really cannot believe I'm doing this, but here goes...(Would you believe my hands are shaking? Oh...and by the way I'm carrying an 8 pound baby in the image at the top where I'm about to stuff my face, I wasn't that heavy.

Alright, that's it I started it off, and now it's up to you...

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Anonymous said...

Can't participate in this one - my hair is dead straight so what few pictures I have of myself is just me with dead straight hair - sometimes long, sometimes short sometimes in the middle.

I must add tho that the day before my 8th grade graduation pic was to be taken my mother cut my long hair off and permed it. I had the only Afro in my class. Needless to say there are no outstanding copies of that photo. Not to worry tho, because a month later it was dead straight again LOL

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

I don't know when I can pull this off. I'll need to find the pictures and then scan them. It's going to take a bit, but I'll play along. I've got some 70s hair and you haven't lived until you see that.

Stand by.

Have a great day. Big hug and lotsa lovies. :)

"Annie" said...

Grace, That is quite alright. You're 8th grade graduation story makes up for it. (Laughing)

I'm just sorry there weren't any outstanding copies of the photo.

What I want to know is how come your perm went down in a month, and I kept mine through the gestation of a human life, and then some. (LOL)

Boy, life is unfair, or maybe the grass is always greener...blah, blah, blah...

Thanks for a terrific comment~


"Annie" said...

Sandee, Laughing...Stand by? Are you kidding? Of course I will, I will be back and forth checking...

Just e-mail me whenever you find one, you do not have to find one and scan it tonight, it can wait until the morning or tom.

Thank you for playing along...you're the best- I cannot wait to see your pictures.

Big hug and lotsa lovies back to you~


Shinade said...

Oh Annie I can't really participate in this one much either because I don't have a scanner.

But, I can tel you this. Your hair is truly not curly compared to mine in the eighties.

Also thank you so much for dropping by on Walter's birthday.

It is taking me a while to get everyone added back into my favorites and make visits to everyone.

But you are now in my EC bar marked and I will be visiting as much as possible.

BTW...I think you look adorable in those pictures!

Big big hugs,

Raymonty said...

Thank you for the song.

Babs (Beetle) said...

Now you see. That's just how my hair was when I started to grow my perm out. All flat on top and sticking out at the sides, only much curlier. Then it got even worse! The last stage was the photo I posted, then I cut it all off!

Anonymous said...

Annie: My hair does not hold a curl it is so obstinate. I've literally been thrown out of hair salons and told "wear it all one length long, or all one length short, you'll never have a hair style" Oh and when it is short, it has to be cut just right because I have cowlicks all over my head...oh, yeah and it is very thick in the back and on the sides...

And if anyone has the class picture of the 1960 8-2 graduation class from P.S. 134Q - BURN IT! (We had 6 8th grade classes of approximately 35 kids to a class).

Dawn (Twisted Sister) said...

Oh I just know I'm gonna regret this... you've got mail.

mauniejames3 said...

Wow I don't have a scanner but I will tell you a story about one of my birthdays....I had short red hair, kinda pixieish (spelling) a white leather hat perched on top.
A white angora sweater with a mini leather skirt so short I should have been arrested...and of course
thigh high white leather boots.

It cost me a fortune to look so wonderful.

I did get lots of attention...not necessarly the best kind. My sister
took a picture and said she would blackmail me later.

I adore the pictures of you Annie
you are so darn cute.

Darby Diana said...


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Kasey said...

This does sound like a lot of fun. But I'm just not sure that I can stand to look at some of my old pictures again :)

Anonymous said...

This is a combination of my hair (mustache especially) and wardrobe (tube socks). First thing that came to mind when you mentioned this. I didn't do the perm thing. ;)

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