Archive for August 2015

Quiz: Are you a ginger, daywalker, ginger phile or none of the above?

Quiz: Are you a ginger, daywalker, ginger phile or none of the above?
1. Do you have red hair? a. Yes b. No c. It’s “strawberry blonde” or “auburn”, not red. d. No but 15 of my ex-girlfriends/boyfriends did. 2. How much sunscreen do you wear to go for a 5-minute car ride? a. I wear SPF 50 bajillion, even though everyone knows after SPF 15, it doesn’t... Read more »

Bridesmaid Updo for Curly Hair

redhead bridesmaid updo
I stood up in a friend’s wedding in Detroit recently, and this was my hairdo. I felt kind of bad because at the salon and the wedding venue, people kept complimenting my hair in front of the bride. I was a little worried that my hair was taking attention away from her big day and wished they... Read more »

Dating Another Redhead: Tinder Style

Dating Another Redhead: Tinder Style
Back in the spring, I was coming out of a loooong (like yearlong), inexplicable illness (more on that in another blog post), so I decided the best way to celebrate being able to do stuff besides sleep and cry myself to sleep was to set up a Tinder profile. Naturally. I know everyone thinks Tinder... Read more »
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Redheaded Couples

Redheaded Couples
So…I always make the mistake of asking my friends to set me up with guys. And it always turns out to be a bad idea. Because they always try to set me up with my likeness: slim redheaded men. Now, I have nothing against slim redheaded men, and several of my girlfriends find this type... Read more »
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    The Ginger Phile has had the unfortunate disposition of being a ginger since birth. She has tried various medications to cure her gingervitis, including therapies such as tantrum-throwing. Her efforts have been to no avail. Instead, she is trying to write it out, via this blog. Unfortunately, she doesn't think it will bear a soul for her. The Ginger Phile is from the exotic land of Wisconsin, where she had daily inner turmoil over whether she was a ginger or a daywalker. So far, three of three votes say daywalker. She begs to differ, as someone recently told her they would want to be with her if they were biking at night because she is so pale.

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