After years of short hair and super long hair I now have medium hair. On the farm this is easy to care for. But I am bored with my natural color. So I am toying with going blues and purples permanent colors. Why? Just because I can. I work from home and on the farm. I can look like whatever I want. I have always wanted lots of colors in my hair but could not afford it or I was in an office environment. We never were blessed with children so I do not have to worry about embarrassing my child. My farm animals could care less what I look like as long as I feed them. I read that women in midlife crisis going on diets, try an affair, adopt children, leave their husbands and engage in risky behaviors. I just want to change my hair color to something fun for me. And my husband is all for it. So this week I will dive into the deep end of the dye pool and see how it goes.
I happened to find this huge black beetle pondering across my neighbors basement floor. She almost weighed as much as a full spool of quilting thread and was the size of the palm of my hand. She is a black rain beetle and is a rare find indeed. They take 13 years to mature and both sexes emerge just before rain and fall to mate then burrow underground again. The female does not fly only the male, so that was why she was walking in the basement. She was the neatest bug I have found yet. I set her outside to find a mate in the woods.