BSOW: The Naked Truth

This week’s Best Scoop of the Week has an awesome statement on her blog. It explains the meaning behind her blog title, and it is perhaps the one serious note in her blog. Otherwise, no matter what the topic, from Mboob to speeding tickets, from blind dates to werewolves (yes, I said werewolves!), from bunnies to chapped cheeks, to America’s Most Wanted Dachshunds, she keeps the humor coming.

This week I am sharing my ice cream with none other than Grace of Looks Great Naked.

Her statement is so very true I wanted to share it with you: “You look great naked when you have nothing to hide, when you accept yourself exactly the way you are — right here, right now, flaws, wrinkles, knots, bumps, lumps, bad attitude and all. It’s not a pass for slacking on the maintenance; it’s about not obsessing over perceived imperfections.

Be yourself. Who you are is gorgeous; trying to be what you’re not isn’t.”

Amen sister!!

So, in favor of Halloween coming up on Monday, I asked Grace “”Would you rather be a vampire, a werewolf, a ghost, or a witch for the rest of your life and why?”

Her very smart response is:

“When I was seven years old, I got my first professional haircut.  I think my mom took pity on me because my last name was Adams and I had as much hair as a wooly mastodon on my head.  My think glasses earned me the name Cousin Itt.  To freshen up my image, mom took me to get a shag haircut, which was the rage way back in 1974.  I got home and was all proud of my new look until my little brother said, “You look like a werewolf.”

So while I’ve played a few scary Halloween creatures in my lifetime, I can’t say I’ve actually been offered the choice.  And given the choice, I have to go with the witch.  Not because I dig being green.  Or because I’d probably enjoy having a witch license where my personality is concerned.  It’s because I wouldn’t have to do a darn thing with my hair. “

You can also find Grace on Facebook and twitter @graceadamslive. Have a great weekend, friends. This week’s BSOW was a real treat!

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4 thoughts on “BSOW: The Naked Truth

  1. Today was such an appropriate day to read what you wrote about me. It started out as such a great hair day. I got up, and, quite frankly, my hair looked fab-o-lous. But ten minutes into my tennis match, it started sprinkling. After about an hour of playing, I walked inside the tennis center and caught a glimpse of myself in a mirror. And what I saw gave me inspiration for this year’s Halloween costume. I’m going to be Medusa.

    Thanks for the nice plug!

    • Medusa sounds like a great costume. I can’t wait to see pictures.

      And thank you for letting me feature you this week!! Feel free to respond to any and all comments on your post.

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