The response to my Attitude Adjustment post has been a bit overwhelming. I can’t tell you the last time my little ole blog got over 60 comments. Not to mention the FB post and the IG post where I also talked about it.
I mean . . . WHOA.
And here’s the deal.
I don’t ever expect comments.
In fact, I forget that people are actually reading my blog because generally, I just kind of treat this as my diary or journal and just pour it all out there. So when I do get comments, I’m always a tad bit surprised. It’s like I forget I hit publish. Or, when I get to school, and a teammate or a colleague says something like your blog cracked me up this week or I need to give you a hug – your post was just what I needed, it’s a little disconcerting to say the least.
But you guys!
My Attitude Adjustment post just resonated with teachers everywhere and what I started to figure out was that practically every single one of us has been on the struggle bus and the bus is AT CAPACITY! 😂
I think the best thing about that post is knowing I AM NOT ALONE. YOU are not alone.
WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER.
So from the bottom of my heart, thank you for reading my post, for not judging me because I was pretty darn honest, and letting me know I’m not alone!!!!
Okay, so I’m here today with only two things to talk about.
- This Revlon Hair Dryer/Round Brush All In One Contraption
All of Instagram was telling me to buy it, that it was revolutionary, that it was changing lives.
After months of seeing this phenomenon, of seeing women everywhere flipping their hair, and tossing it this way and that, I decided I had to have it.
For the first time IN MY LIFE, I was so excited to blow dry my hair.
I put this picture on Instagram (before I had ever used it) and the crowds went wild. Pouring my heart out on my blog about how hard this year has been is one thing, but TALKING ABOUT HAIR is quite another.
THE CROWDS WENT WILD. Most of the comments on my post said that I would love it. That they loved it. However, some comments just scared the crap out of me.
For example, some said they had to open a window every time they used it OR ELSE THEIR SMOKE DETECTORS WOULD GO OFF.
Another pour soul said it SINGED HER HAIR and/or HER HAIR GOT TANGLED UP IN IT, I can’t remember which, but HELLO?! That is NOT okay in any world!
Another person said HERS CAUGHT ON FIRE and she had to submerge it in her bathtub.
I was FRIGHTENED. OBVIOUSLY.
Then tons of others said I needed to use my regular blow dryer first, get my hair 75-80% dry AND THEN use the Revlon thing.
Well. I used it the next day. And I wasn’t impressed. I’m sorry. But I wasn’t. To add to my already long routine of fixing my hair just doesn’t make sense to me. To need a whole ‘nother contraption on top of everything I already use is just way too much. When I travel, I’m going to need a suitcase just for my hair stuff, and I don’t want to be that girl. I like to pretend I’m low maintenance.
So yeah. I don’t know about this thing.
I did a couple of Instagram stories. One – I showed how my hair looked after using the contraption. And the next day, I showed how my hair looks when I just use my own round brush and a regular hair dryer. AND EVERY SINGLE PERSON said they liked my hair with my regular hair dryer and round brush.
After reading even more comments (like I said, talking about hair is a different ball game!), I’ve come to the conclusion that if you have thinner hair than mine, (I have a lot of hair and it is thick) then I could see why this contraption might change your life. My other conclusion is that if you don’t know how to use a round brush and a regular hair dryer, then this thing is definitely for you.
But, people, I can use a round brush and a regular hair dryer like NOBODY’S BUSINESS. I’m not trying to brag, I’m just stating a fact. I can just do it. I can’t do anything with my hair other than wear a ponytail so I’m slightly proud of my blow drying skills. I don’t have a lot of skills, particularly athletic ones, so I was really proud to see this show up one day on my watch when I was blow drying my hair:
Yep. MAD SKILLS, people.
I don’t know if this is going to offend anyone, but I have a question.
What is the plural of of the word text?
I personally think it’s texts. With an “s”.
So I’ll say, for example, I got a bunch of texts from so-and-so about the such-and-such.
Or maybe I’ll say Did you read all her texts about the blah and blah?
We’re actually working on endings in class and if I were to break this down with my kids, this is how we would do it for the word TEXT.
What do you think?
The reason I’m asking is because I watch a lot of reality TV, as you may already know, and recently on the Beverly Hills Housewives, Ken called the plural of TEXT . . . well, it sounded like he was saying . . .
And maybe he wasn’t saying the state, necessarily, but I think he was possibly adding an ES to the word Text.
I don’t know.
And I’ve heard it said like that before. ALL ON REALITY TV.
AND IT BOGGLES MY MIND.
So I’ve been meaning to ask you all FOREVER what you think about it.
WHAT IS THE PLURAL OF TEXT?
Because I just can’t with Texas. Texas is a state and half my heart lives there.
It’s not the plural of TEXT.
Someone text me and let me know.
If a words ends in s, x, z, ch, or sh, add -es. Since text doesn’t end with any of those, it should be texts. I don’t watch reality TV, I guess you must be right that people on those shows are the only ones who say it with -es b/c I have never heard that before. So weird!
Thanks to 6 years of teaching Saxon phonics I was going to say the same as Cheryl. However, I find texts a little tricky to say for some reason and sometimes just want to say text is the singular and plural form. But then again I may be a weirdo.
Erin Waters says
It’s texts. Not easy on the mouth, but such is life. I feel like the people who say “text-is” probably also say “eXpecially” and well…
It’s texts. Where I live people constantly say “text” for past and plural tenses. It actually is my pet peeve!