December 1, 2009

Hair Today...

I have a conundrum. No, it's not peeing in the shower again. It's less frivolous than that but only slightly. Though don't think, based on that statement, that I didn't value your input on the whole shower/peeing thing. I did. And I feel validated as a result. Anyway, this week's conundrum? My hair. See, I tend to vacillate between two styles - one in which my hair is kinda long, the other kinda short.


The problem is that I kinda like both and have now reached the point at which I can't decide. So you decide for me - a) long or b) short or c) somewhere in the middle?

Posted by Chris at December 1, 2009 7:47 AM

I'm gonna vote on the Kinda Long version. It's completely a versatile hair cut!!

Posted by: Holly Reynolds at December 1, 2009 8:03 AM

I second the vote of Kinda's the best of both worlds! :D

Posted by: Michelle at December 1, 2009 8:07 AM

Short. The longish front starts to look something like a beginner comb-over next to the beginner receding hair line.

Posted by: texxla at December 1, 2009 8:09 AM

Okay, I'm stuck. I like the short because it is so up to date and sexy and yet I like the long because that is also sexy.
I think you'd better ask your hot wife.

Posted by: Maribeth at December 1, 2009 8:14 AM

I like the short. Kinda long makes me think you need a trip to get a haircut.

Posted by: daisy at December 1, 2009 8:19 AM

Personally, I like the "kinda long" look but what does Beth say?

Posted by: Claire at December 1, 2009 8:19 AM

Sorry, hit post to fast...hope I wasn't TOO blunt, but went through this already with my husband who now sports a clean shaven head due to the receding hair line separating that longish piece from the rest of the head of hair thus becoming his "tuft". Not cute, not cute at all.

Posted by: texxla at December 1, 2009 8:19 AM

Sorry, hit post to fast...hope I wasn't TOO blunt, but went through this already with my husband who now sports a clean shaven head due to the receding hair line separating that longish piece from the rest of the head of hair thus becoming his "tuft". Not cute, not cute at all.

Posted by: texxla at December 1, 2009 8:20 AM

I am fan of the kinda long picture, but it is not just the hair. Your facial hair and sideburns seem to change from picture to picture a bit too. But my vote is with whatever Beth likes cause she is the one who has to look at you all the time. Or whatever Mia wants. How do they vote?

Posted by: MidLifeMama at December 1, 2009 8:40 AM

I vote "kinda long" :o)

Sorry that I didn't make it by at Thanksgiving. Hope yours with the Cactus-Fish clan was wonderful!

Posted by: Emily at December 1, 2009 8:41 AM

1st vote: Long. 2nd vote: kinda long.

Posted by: Christina at December 1, 2009 8:42 AM

I vote short.

I have always liked the tousled "kinda long" look but I think it's because it was something I grew up with. It just SCREAMS Ross Gellar to me, which is something I find adorable, and yet that tells me that the look is dated.

My $0.02.

Posted by: Sabrina at December 1, 2009 8:43 AM


You can always grow it out. If you do either of the other two you will be back fast to get it cut.

Posted by: Red at December 1, 2009 8:49 AM

Casting yet another vote for: Ask your wife!

(But of the three, I'd vote kinda long. But ask Beth and then ask Mia. I bet Mia's opinion will crack you up. My girls like to say to myhusband, "Wow, daddy, your hair looks funny" when he's due for a cut).

Posted by: sarah at December 1, 2009 8:52 AM

Middle of the road. And what kind of bracelet are you wearing in that last picture?

Posted by: k8 at December 1, 2009 8:52 AM

It could just be the pictures, but I think short looks best on you. What does Beth think?

Posted by: Erica at December 1, 2009 9:08 AM

I like the short. The long reminds me of Jon Gosselin (ew!)

Posted by: Micky68 at December 1, 2009 9:10 AM

Long. no doubt.

Posted by: Kris at December 1, 2009 9:17 AM

3rd party observer - which are you more comfortable looking like: 1 = James Bond/Michael Buble; 2= Rock Star; 3 = Laid back, approachable guy in coffee shop

I agree - ask Mia, but be prepared if you don't follow her advice. :)

Posted by: Joanie at December 1, 2009 9:23 AM

Kinda long is my vote, my 2nd would be short.

Posted by: Diane at December 1, 2009 9:23 AM

Definitely short. There's something so fresh and clean about a guy with a nice short haircut

Posted by: NancyJ at December 1, 2009 9:36 AM

I vote short. When in doubt, go short.

Posted by: Ashley at December 1, 2009 9:36 AM

I like the short the best, though they are all good.

Posted by: Kris H. at December 1, 2009 9:37 AM

i'm all about lazy. if i wasn't overridden by my wife i'd still be doing the #4 clipper thing. as it is, i get a cut every 6-8 weeks, and have them do it short so i don't have to do anything to it. so, i vote for short for me. for you, you'll have to decide.

Posted by: pvz at December 1, 2009 9:44 AM

I'm going to vote for Kinda Long or Short...Long makes you look like the lost member of the Backstreet Boys....I'm waiting for you to break out with one of their songs.

Posted by: Deirdre at December 1, 2009 9:44 AM

No one's willing to hear Owen's take on this? For shame!

I like short. Looks less like you're trying, but you still look really good. Which is the best of all worlds. Long makes me think of a guy in a band, kinda long makes me think of a guy who wants to be in a band, and short makes me think of someone I'd want to talk to.

Cross your fingers, today's the day for that item I emailed you back about a month ago...

Posted by: alektra at December 1, 2009 9:45 AM

Short. I think short helps de-emphasize the receding hair line.

Posted by: goodsnake at December 1, 2009 9:45 AM

My vote is kinda long too.

Posted by: Elizabeth at December 1, 2009 9:48 AM

Short, I agree that the long resembles Jon Gosselin.

Posted by: Michelle at December 1, 2009 9:53 AM

Short, but only so that you can experience all three. Get the short cut, then let it grow longer until it hits the point of needing to be cut again, and the change is much more dramatic.

I get mine cut once or twice year, if it needs it or not. ;) ( Much to my wife's dismay, but what can one do, eh? )

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Posted by: patricia at December 1, 2009 10:13 AM

Definitely short

Posted by: Ann Elizabeth Adams at December 1, 2009 10:17 AM

Short! I had a boyfriend in high school with "kinda long" hair... and I hated it. Too much maintenance and too much hair gel. Of course the more important questions is, what does Beth find most attractive?

Posted by: April at December 1, 2009 10:25 AM

I vote kinda long. I was initially thinking short, but I think it's just because you were smiling.

Posted by: mymilabean at December 1, 2009 10:52 AM

I like the short...super cool.

Posted by: Julie Andel at December 1, 2009 10:56 AM

I like the short with more gel....

Posted by: Rose Winters at December 1, 2009 11:11 AM

Um, Chris? Hair GROWS. So you can cut it short, then enjoy it while it's kinda long, then again when it's long, then go back to enjoying it short. And so on. Really, trust me on this one.

Posted by: Karen at December 1, 2009 11:26 AM

I like the kinda long. It is a nice balance on you.

Posted by: Ashley K at December 1, 2009 11:28 AM

The day you ask the Inetz for hair advice is the day you end up with a blue mohawk.

I'm leaning toward Kinda Long, but I might be distracted by the beer. It's not a fair sample size.

Posted by: harmzie at December 1, 2009 11:31 AM

long. or at least kinda long. definitely not short. lookin' good!

Posted by: bri at December 1, 2009 11:48 AM

Definitely Kinda Long!

Posted by: Sarah at December 1, 2009 11:48 AM

kinda long.

Posted by: laineyDid at December 1, 2009 12:12 PM

Uhm, excuse me Mr. Bedroom Eyes? I really like your short hair.

You look like a creeper with long hair.

Posted by: Stephanie at December 1, 2009 12:14 PM

I vote kinda long, and then short as a second. I am a fan of long hair, but the pic you posted, well, I have to agree that it looks a little comb-over-like. I like the rakish quasi-bedhead look. You should ask Beth; she has to sleep with you and all.

Posted by: Brooke at December 1, 2009 12:25 PM

kinda long looks the best

Posted by: BRIANNA at December 1, 2009 12:39 PM

Somewhere in the middle. Definitely.

Posted by: Hope at December 1, 2009 12:55 PM

I always opt for short. When my hair grow long I get like a 70's mushroom head.

Posted by: DCUrbanDad at December 1, 2009 12:56 PM

Short. Long is starting to look a bit Donald Trump...?

Posted by: oakmonster at December 1, 2009 1:02 PM

The long hair is quite dashing in its way, but I think I like the "sorta long" best for everyday hair :) You handsome devil you :P

Posted by: Heather at December 1, 2009 1:02 PM

B--Kinda long.

Although, I also think that you should ask Beth and Mia and let's not forget Owen.


Be sure to post a pic of what you do end up getting.

Posted by: debb at December 1, 2009 1:26 PM

Short! Without a doubt! :P

Posted by: kami at December 1, 2009 1:40 PM

Uhm, whatever Beth wants you to do. Obviously.

If she's not giving input, I vote short. Not that the other two aren't good, I just think that one looks the best.

Posted by: caleal at December 1, 2009 1:55 PM

Cut it short. Then grow it long. Repeat if necessary.

Posted by: Marshall Karp at December 1, 2009 2:11 PM


Posted by: Shannon at December 1, 2009 2:14 PM

You are such a girl.

Posted by: Mrs. Cactus at December 1, 2009 2:19 PM

Hm...Short. Definitely short. Maybe tousle it up a bit. I think the others look great but they might, erm, "date" you a bit. I want to hear Mia's vote too!

Posted by: reen at December 1, 2009 2:25 PM

Why not wear it SHORT... and punk it all out... HOT - BIG HOT ! ! !!

Posted by: Pooba~ at December 1, 2009 2:37 PM

Short - definitely short ;)

Posted by: kris at December 1, 2009 2:40 PM

I vote either short or long. Not a big fan of "kinda long."

Posted by: Liz at December 1, 2009 4:01 PM

I vote "kinda long" but I really double vote "ask your wife" because we don't matter like she does. :-P

Posted by: Kristy at December 1, 2009 4:10 PM

I like the SHORT way better.

Posted by: Laura at December 1, 2009 4:29 PM

Kinda's sexy in a 50's kinda way....and I love the 50's, and no I was not born is just about bald...and I love a bald head too, he won't let me cut it, spends 10 bucks for a 2 min haircut, and yes he's timed it.

Posted by: Roberta at December 1, 2009 5:06 PM

My vote is for short.

Posted by: kali at December 1, 2009 7:52 PM

I tend to go for guys with short-to-no hair, so I assume you can guess which look of yours I prefer...

Posted by: Zandria at December 1, 2009 8:26 PM

I vote for options b or c. I've never been a big fan of long hair on guys, and for you especially, you just look more put-together with medium to short hair.

Posted by: Carrie Jo at December 1, 2009 9:32 PM

Dude, you have to go back to the mullet. It is the ONLY answer. You ARE the king of the mullet. So it shall be! (ok, I prefer the middle pic...stupid honesty)

Posted by: jessica fantastica at December 1, 2009 10:42 PM

Normally, I would go for the longer look but I am going to go with short- it's a good look for you :)

Posted by: Jane in Pa at December 1, 2009 10:48 PM

kinda long!

Posted by: Starfruit at December 1, 2009 11:09 PM

Well, if I may be so bold..."short" is more youthful...but that's just my opinion!

Posted by: Lujza at December 1, 2009 11:35 PM

Notlong. I'd go with the middle one if I had to pick. Cool widow's peak, by the way. I always wanted one of those.

Posted by: Jess at December 2, 2009 12:05 AM

Kinda Long!! Very nice.

Posted by: Sandra at December 2, 2009 10:01 AM

i like the rockabilly vibe of "long"

Posted by: meanie at December 2, 2009 12:19 PM

AND now that I re-L@@K at your three photos... I realize why I like the SHORT one... cauze you are L@@KING at me... and you L@@K HOT...

Posted by: Pooba~ at December 2, 2009 2:56 PM

Men with short hair are hot. Period.

Posted by: Theresa at December 2, 2009 3:06 PM

Definitely the middle... ;)

Posted by: Nat at December 3, 2009 7:06 AM

SHORT! definitely short.

Posted by: carmen at December 3, 2009 8:38 PM

Not long. The other two are great.

Posted by: Brad at December 7, 2009 6:13 PM