About a month ago, Annabel had her first haircut. Because this is how she typically looked:
I expected a wave of tearful nostalgia when the day arrived, but I kept it together pretty well. Mostly I was feeling proud of how still she was being for the hairdresser and relieved that this wouldn't be a kicking and screaming-filled afternoon. The lady cut her hair within three minutes, and I think the end result made her look like she should be on a box of oatmeal from the 1930's. In a good way.
And she still has those curls! For posterity's sake, here is a video of the first cut: