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Thursday, July 05, 2007

New Life, New Hair

In January of 2006, I moved from Los Angeles to a suburb of Phoenix in Arizona. With my move, came a new job, a new house and community, new friends, and a whole new outlook. I decided, why not change my hair too? On June 10, 2006, I took the plunge and had my Sisterlocks installed. My only regret is that I didn't do it years ago. I am so lovin' my locks in ways that I never thought I would.

You can see my evolution at

Ready or Loc. . .

Here I come. I started with two strand twists in February 2007. I'm notorious for using the "figure it out" method, which has been the process for my hair. I maintain with a mix of latch hooking method and twisting, just depends on what I'm feeling like. That's pretty much how I approach my hair: I do what I feel like.

I'm working on my PhD in American Culture Studies at Bowling Green State University. I'm a self proclaimed craft gangsta, and between whining about the cold, bragging about my home state of NC, I joined the blogosphere.

I'm a recovering hair product junkie. All other body care product are still free game! I like to make up words. Pop culture is my joy and probably will be at the center of my career. I give my intelligently quirky, corny, and sometimes snarky take on most things hair, somethings culture, and all things hair culture.

Back to Basics

I have been Sisterlocked since August 11, 2005. I have loved every moment of this journey. My daughter, age 11, just joined the Sisterlock family on May 26, 2007. She is absolutely glowing and loving her new locks.