May 7, 2020

Redhead Problems II

A Guide To Living With A Redhead

Do you know a redhead in your life? If you do you are one lucky person but being around a redhead you have to learn that their ways of life can be very different than yours. My husband loves outdoors, especially when it deals with making camp fires; however, he has one huge flaw for fully enjoying that passion. He’s a redhead. And he might tell you otherwise, but his whole outdoor life experience is revolved around one very important thing: avoiding sunlight. Slightly contradictory? I would think so, but he makes it work because he loves camping, hiking and spending time with family even if it means hiding under an umbrella all day when we go to the beach.

Ok, Ok. Not all red heads are the same. My husband is the first to admit this, more like adamantly exclaim that he is specifically a “Daywalker” not a “Ginger”, thank you South Park… Don’t even get me started on the whole “no soul” thing. Alright, moving on!

Redheads can have quite a lot of things in common and one of them is usually sensitive skin. Because of that their way of life can seem very alien to a lot of us. For example: don’t try walking next to a red head in the middle of the day. If you do, plan on an extra 10 minute time frame as you zig zag here and there because the redhead will be moving from one shaded spot to the next! Yes, technically my husband can be in the sun but if he has the choice he finds full shade. And he definitely avoids being outside during the hours of 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. if there is no shade.

However strange or even contradictory my husband is I can’t help but love him more and more as our years of marriage progress. What at first seemed like slight flaws to me have turned into cherished traits that are part of making my wonderful husband who he is. Probably why redheads have their own day of celebration; it also allows all hair-colors to join. (And it’s in the Netherlands! How amazing is that?)

Typical Afternoon Florida Outfit