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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! I am on my mobile version of the door-to-door, going town-to-town holding readings/gatherings/discussions of my book "But What Can I Do?" This is my often neglected blog mostly about my travels since 9/11 as I engage in dialogue and actions. It is steaming with my opinions, insights, analyses toward that end of holding all life sacred, dismantling the empire and eliminating violence while creating the society we want ALL to thrive in

Saturday, August 19, 2017

My anti-war hair statement

My haircut still gives me an opportunity to talk about anti-war in northern New York, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine! Womyn – and girls – have been commenting mostly in admiration so I’ve been able to tell them I’m not making a fashion statement, especially as the fashion is not yet here, but an anti-war statement.

In case you missed that blog,  here is my rationale: I used to shave my head, let my hair grow out, and then shave it again, and so on.

But in 2004, when Bush stole the 2nd election and we the people did nothing about it, I decided not to shave half of my head so when people comment on my hair style, I can point to the unshaved part and explain this is "we're bombing people every day" and then the shaved part and add "and life goes on as usual in this country".

So my shaved part is "life as usual" and the part that's growing long and uncut is my "we're bombing people every day" part.