September 4, 2004

The Long Awaited Haircut

POST #    1255

Sunday, I went over to my local barbershop and got a lot of hair trimmed off. I told the barber that she could take 4 or 5 inches off, but it seems like it was about 8 inches. I feel like a Polish/Chinese businessman from when Regan was president. It's a strange feeling.

My last haircut was all the way back in January. A list of pros and cons so far:

Pros
- I can see.
- No longer eat hair with my food and have the subsequent food flavored hair.
- No longer called "mam" by flight attendants.
- Was not arrested all week by the police despite being near protesters.
- Now using less shampoo and grooming for less time, so it's a money/time saver.
- It only cost me $8.

Cons
- Hair now short enough so it goes right into my eyes.
- The feeling of all the wind blown hair is diminished.

Posted by tien mao in Random at 7:40 AM

 

 

Wasn't there a Seinfeld episode about this once?

Posted by: rappy at September 3, 2004 9:43 PM

Damn, I have to say that you look hot. I mean come on the long shag was sooo, ummm, whats that smell? Patchouli? Phish broke up and you cut it off. Nice.

Posted by: jocelyn at September 3, 2004 10:33 PM

It looks cool but you aren't alone, I had so much hair that my mom grounded me for not getting it cut, so I got it cut and now I hate it and I look like a nerd now cuz of short hair and braces is just ew...

Posted by: sean at September 3, 2004 11:21 PM

holy shitballs. i think you shed 5 years.

Posted by: halo | veritech pilot at September 3, 2004 11:47 PM

so that's what you look like underneath it all. Perhaps I'll have to stop by the wings night now that you're recognizable.

Posted by: whatisee at September 4, 2004 2:27 AM

Bestill my beating heart! I am dumbfounded, and the VT family has gathered around the laptop for a view. Tien unveiled.

Posted by: corie at September 4, 2004 7:45 AM

I am having trouble processing this visual information.

Posted by: joe s at September 4, 2004 2:39 PM

tien! you're so cute!!!
e-mail me so we can get together and I'm going to smush my boobs on your new hair cut!

Posted by: clodia at September 5, 2004 12:03 AM

"smush my boobs on your new hair cut" - um yeah.

So tien if you are up and looking at your blog e-mail me, i am having desperate problems and cannot communicate with anyone right now. I have another 40 minutes at this lovely internet cafe and am trying to contact all my slackass friends who are still resting their sweet heads.

I like the cut, you do look a bit younger. Go eight dollars!

Posted by: christiona at September 5, 2004 12:25 PM

id smush my boobs on his new hair cut.

Posted by: halo | veritech pilot at September 5, 2004 12:28 PM

Goodness. I was being sarcastic...but you do look younger, cuter, and thank god you don't look like a skater boy reject. Bangs become you.

Posted by: clodia at September 5, 2004 12:57 PM

Wow, you look great, love the cut!

Posted by: BunnyFace at September 6, 2004 1:11 PM

Kill All Hippies!

Posted by: information leafblower at September 6, 2004 5:16 PM

Tien hasn't posted in several days. Must be a vast right-wing conspiracy.

Posted by: Michael at September 6, 2004 5:46 PM

i didn't know you had a younger brother ...

Posted by: jk at September 6, 2004 5:50 PM

thanks for all the positive (?) comments?

clodia, i've already got someone to do what you were thinking, but thanks anyway!

and michael, i believe i was somewhat busy doing some other stuff. so sorry that i took one day off.

Posted by: tien at September 6, 2004 10:08 PM

Tell the truth: Did Jeanette and Yvan ask you to have a haircut for the wedding?

Posted by: Jen at September 8, 2004 8:09 PM

damn!

you know tien, haven't you ever heard of a threesome?

Posted by: clodia at September 9, 2004 5:58 PM

ha. should i assume that's more sarcasm clodia?

Posted by: tien at September 10, 2004 1:02 AM

Oh, btw, love the new cut, you look like a 12 year old choir boy! It's amazing what a haircut will do! ;)

Posted by: CJ at September 10, 2004 10:49 AM

You look so much more like a guy! Please, leave long hair to us girls. Now, how about a beard?

Posted by: gina at October 27, 2004 2:26 AM

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