Reading the fine (and kind of ridiculous & funny) print . . .

6 Jul
short hair

I didn’t use a hairdryer for over 10 years, and in fact, I never brushed my hair for over ten years-not kidding. My hair stayed short to boy-short for those years or more. All of a sudden, I have hair that’s grown about chin length, and I figured I needed a decent hairdryer, and I even dug out a brush, ungh.

So I went to Sally Beauty Supply and bought this fancyish hairdryer with Ionic something another and ceramic doodly doo dah day, and molecule flippity floop doop, with tourmaline zippity do dah zip, and it wasn’t the most expensive, but more than I usually would think I’d pay for a hairdryer.

Last night I was reading the information sheet, and there were the usual, “Don’t put this in the water or around water or with water” while using or plugged in. Common knowledge, but I understand the need to tell people they shouldn’t be blow-drying their hair while bathing or showering–do they really? but well, okay, maybe someone doesn’t know this yet. Maybe someone wants to do two things at once in this busy old time: bathe/shower and dry their hair.

But this one sentence made me laugh. I’m giggling now as I write this: Never use while sleeping.

hair growing out wily nilly before dryer – dang, I had to start brushing it as I obviously didn’t do here

I kid you not. Never use while sleeping is one of the warnings/instructions in the information sheet of my new hair dryer. Haw!

my new hairdryer

Okay. Well. How did they come up with that one? Had someone been drying their hair in bed and fallen asleep and mayhem came calling? I’m shrugging.

Meanwhile, I will use my new hairdryer: not in the bathtub or shower. Not near any puddles of water. I won’t insert things into it. I will “keep my hair out of it” (yes, that’s another one: “Keep your hair out of it.” I won’t use with a voltage converter. I won’t use it outdoors. I won’t “direct hot air towards eyes or other heat-sensitive areas.”

And most of all! I will not use the hairdryer while sleeping.


VK III is humming along nicely. I’m pleased with my progress and will have no problem making my deadline. All that worry and angst and stressing over nothing—Virginia Kate pulled through for me: yay VK! This book, as I’ve said before, had to be ripped out of me, and part of that is because of some darker places I had to write about.

In other news, and I can’t remember if I mentioned this before. BB has sold foreign rights to a Russian Literary publisher, so Tender Graces and I think Secret Graces (not sure about Sweetie) will be in Russian! I can’t wait to see how that turns out.

not a firefly :-D

The Firefly Dance has had some delays, but soon as I know more about that anthology I will pass it on.

Now, y’all go have a good great day. And remember: Do Not, Ever Ever, Use Your Hairdryer While Sleeping!

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