Reblogged from Barb Taub:
Hello fellow Lockdowners:
Today I broke the Hub, starting with his eyebrows.
He wasn’t able to get his hair cut before the lockdown. This isn’t really a big issue because…how to put this delicately? Having too much hair on his head hasn’t been a problem for him for decades. But at breakfast I looked up and realized that overnight two furry little animals had crawled onto his face and died. In their death throes, their scary spikey fur was standing straight out above his eyes. When I pointed this out, he got worried because he’s been doing video business meetings and classes online, and the
dead animals eyebrows would certainly be visible.
So he did what anyone with a PhD in a highly complex and technical field would do. He took the electric clippers I’d gotten for the dog and gave himself a trim, hair AND eyebrows. When he came in to show me, I screamed. Apparently, his dead face-animals must have attracted rabid badgers, who gnawed his hair and eyebrows off in patches (leaving, for some reason, the respectable beginnings of a rattail at the back of his head).
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