Fear, assumptions, sexism, stereotypical mindset. I had been conditioned by society to not ever let my grey show. I could not even consciously think about it until my white line kept talking to me. I got tired of coloring, and seeing this true, natural reminder: MY WHITE LINE! One day, I started talking back to this white line. What was I afraid of? My age? My natural color? What people would think? My own vanity? So I started exploring my mindset. I started talking back to
When I was in my 20s my Mother gave me a light pink bowl she used for years. She passed it down to me when I had my own kitchen. I had the bowl in the refrigerator because there was a little bit of bread pudding left in it from the day before. I was being a bit lazy and did not put the leftovers in a Tupperware, you know how that goes. This morning I put the pink pyrex bowl on the stove to just warm a bit. I have never put it on the stove before. 20 years--never on the stove!