Rooster Comb

May 14, 2011 By: erik Category: Funny, Offspring, Photos

Rooster CombRecently during Nora’s bath, I was washing her hair, and had the idea – that most parents have, I assume – to shape her soapy hair into a spike. It quickly fell over, but I was able to get the camera and capture her spiky hairdo for posterity.

Of course it will only be a matter of years before she starts doing crazy hair stuff on her own. At the age of two, however, she had a grand old time looking at herself in the mirror with her rooster comb.
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Horquilla

January 20, 2011 By: erik Category: Offspring, Photos

Nora's Overcoat with Hair Clip - Version 2Horquilla, pronounced “or-KEY-ya” is one of those Spanish words that, if I hadn’t had a daughter, I could’ve lived my entire life in Spain without needing. A Google search brings up the Spanish Wikipedia page for the part of a bicycle known in English as “the fork”. One of the related articles refers you to another meaning, in the realm of automobiles: “hairpin turn”…which eventually leads to to the primary usage of the word: a hairpin or bobby pin.
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