Shannon Stacey

His drummer’s a little odd

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I took this cellphone camera shot of the Short Kid on his way to school yesterday morning:

Backwards hat

How do you make wearing a fake fur-lined, ear-flapped drunken Russian hat even more special? Wear it backwards! When I tell him he looks ridiculous, he lets me know in no uncertain terms he doesn’t care.

He says that, worn backwards, the fur-lined brim tucks under his collar, keeping his neck warmer. And the cut of the back when worn over the forehead keeps his head warmer.

And when I give up and tell him not to come crying to me when people point and laugh, he says they can’t. They’re shivering too hard.

3 comments to “His drummer’s a little odd”

  1. azteclady
      · February 11th, 2010 at 12:41 am · Link

    I definitely like SK’s style–better to look… erm… odd, than to be cold, yes?

  2. Annmarie
      · February 11th, 2010 at 2:00 pm · Link

    I bet they don’t laugh. Kids seem to respect the odd and unbalanced. :mrgreen:

  3. Shannon
      · February 11th, 2010 at 3:09 pm · Link

    Or they fear it. :lol:

    I do like his ability to not give a damn what people think. It’s a quality I’m sorely lacking, so watching him do what he wants without worrying about others makes me happy.

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