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Saturday, May 8, 2010


First, thank you all SO much
for your sweet words.
Next, we have a WINNER!
Grace won the Color Connection Giveaway
And lastly, here are pictures from the "shearing":
Before (with grandson, Gage, who drove 10 hours with his parents to be here)
During (with my 3 daughters & my husband)
And after:
What's great about almost no hair?
morning prep time cut in half
the vegas heat is doesn't feel so hot
sleeping is way more comfortable


  1. Oh Denalee, I started crying just watching this! You are so beautiful even with short hair, and the love you have for your mom shines through so clearly!
    BTW Mom used to do that to my hair when I was a little girl living on Taiwan and yes, it does feel good!

  2. Love the scarf and I bet it's so nice and cool now, haha :)

  3. You are beautiful!! :) One of my closest friends shaved her head for St. Baldrick's this year to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research. I admire what you two gals are doing.

    Neat vid!

  4. Well done and your positive attitude is so refreshing. And the new haircut suits you, too.

  5. You look stunning and it’s so nice to see that you have a beautiful and supportive family! I am glad you are enjoying your new hair do! Well done :)

  6. What a touching story, and you are absolutely gorgeous!!!!!!!! I'm so glad to "meet" you here! xOxO deb

  7. you look so beautiful. I love that photo in your ( stunning ) scarf!

  8. you look fantastic, you had nothing to worry about!

  9. Wow! I cannot believe that you are old enough to have adult children away from home... what great genes you must have because honey your skin is stunning! and I'm so glad you're enjoying the shorter hair... it's been hot in Austin lately too... mid 90's... uggghh... Making me more and more excited to be moving to the San Francisco Bay area to get out of this Texas heat... last summer we had over 120 days over 100 degrees....

  10. How brave! I loved watching your video- your love is so evident, and the whole experience is just so hopeful to watch- thank you for sharing your journey with us! I will be praying for you as you bless your mother in such a profound and sweet way. You truly have shown us the meaning of sacrifice. Thank you :) ---Beth

  11. perk numero uno would definitely be the ability to get ready in a flash--shampoo, rinse, done!

  12. You look beautiful. This is an amazing project.

  13. Your smile says it all, Denalee.