Melody Kramer

@mkramer

Currently writer @natgeomag. Alum of @nprfreshair, @waitwait and the @npr kroc fellowship. @Penn '06. Mummer. Philly native. melodykramer AT gmail DOT com

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Glasses.

Michael.

1986. Bert. Ernie. Mel.

This is the face of someone who has spent too much time today online and is now going for a walk:

maybe I just don't understand the concept of a sale:

View from the lounge chair:

This is what a new haircut looks like after you wash your hair for the first time.

I won a $250 cut and color, from an essay contest. I haven't ever colored. I cut it sporadically:

Here's before:

And here is my left hand (I'm left-handed) today. It works. Not great, but it works. And that is that.

Here is my fist now. It is the only lasting physical issue:

I wouldn't say I'm having a good hair day today. Just a big hair day. #gobigorgohome

Goodbye to all of this!

11:38 PM #cousinit

Philadelphia, 11:37 PM

Screenshot for folk not on Facebook:

. I entered the makeover contest. If I win, perhaps they can tame my mane.

Part 2:

Finally mastered Facebook's new emoticons: