The other day, as we were laying in bed talking, Fred turned to me with a smile. “What?” I said. “Bessie,” he said. “I think it’s time to switch beds.” Because he’d said that before and changed his mind, I didn’t believe him. I just smiled and nodded and changed the subject. But last night, after we watched The Amazing Race, he said “Why don’t we go upstairs and switch the beds around now?” I’ve been coveting Fred’s bed pretty much since he bought it. It’s a queen and smaller than the king-size bed I’d been sleeping in, but it’s a much nicer bed with a firmer mattress, and I thought it would look better in the master bedroom with all the dark furniture than the king-size bed did. In about half an hour, we had the beds switched around, and I was right. The queen-size bed looks better in the master bedroom than the king-size did. I need to buy a new comforter for the bed, though, because the red, green, and gold doesn’t really go with the blue chair in the corner of the room. I went to Bed, Bath, and Beyond to look for a new comforter today, and didn’t see a single thing that I wanted. I think I’m going to order this one. And this is what Fred’s room looks like now (he didn’t want the headboard, so it’s basically a frame with a boxspring and mattress): Oddly, though the bed is bigger, his room looks bigger than it did with the big, dark bed in it. And the master bedroom looks bigger with the smaller bed in it. I didn’t sleep terribly well last night (Miz Poo was freaked out, and insisted on sitting next to me and digging at the sheets half the night), but I think that when I get used to the new bed, I’ll sleep like a baby. At least, I damn well HOPE I do, because I don’t want to have to switch the beds around again.

1. Is your hair naturally curly, wavy, or straight? Long or short? Naturally wavy, I guess you’d call it. It can get curly in the back sometimes when it’s layered, but for the most part I’d call it wavy. 2. How has your hair changed over your lifetime? When I was a kid, my mother kept my hair fairly short. When I got in high school, I went between very short and just past shoulder length. I haven’t had it really short in about 10 years, but I have been going back and forth between long and chin-length. 3. How do you normally wear your hair? Normally I wash it and let it air-dry, pulled messily back in a clip. Once or twice a month I’ll blow it out straight, although it doesn’t really stay straight. I blew it out this morning so I’d look decent tonight (we’re going out to eat), and it was pretty straight this morning, but now this is what it looks like: I kinda like it, though. 4. If you could change your hair this minute, what would it look like? All one color, for one thing, because my ends tend to lighten a lot between colorings. I’d like to have stick-straight hair that dries completely straight with no fuss. 5. Ever had a hair disaster? What happened? My first perm was a total disaster. I wanted a body wave, and I ended up with a poodle perm. GodDAMN did it suck and look horrible. I can’t believe I ever got another perm in my life, but until my early 20s I regularly got a perm.
Momma loves The Poo.]]>