I Am Going Bald: Firefighters

I'm shaving my head to benefit St. Baldrick's Foundation on March 16.
This series will document why I'm doing such a thing.

When I decided to shave my head for St. Baldrick’s there was only one event listed in Madison; the Firefighters Local 311 Annual Headshaving Event.  I asked the Team Leader, Chris Hubert, if I could join their group and he said yes.  At the time there were seven volunteers, today there are 38, nine women including myself.  It’s going to be a great event and if you’re in Madison you should definitely come the Coliseum Bar, Sunday 4-8pm and witness the madness.

It’s funny that of all the people in the world with whom I’ll share St. Baldrick’s are the same people with whom I shared so many St. Patrick’s: firefighters.

2000 St. Patricks Day 2000 St. Patricks Day II

Shamrock Dimple, Upper East Side, NYC, 2000

2001 St. Patricks2001 St. Patricks_0001

Hat Rack, Upper East Side, NYC, 2001

The middle of March has always provided lots of happy, hazy memories for me and I expect Madison, 2014 to be no exception.
I just think this year’s photos will capture me with a baby on my lap instead of a vodka cran in hand.

Slainte Dear Firefighters!  For all you do this March 16th and every day.

I’m going bald in two days.

If you would like to donate to St. Baldrick's to help fund childhood cancer research,
please click here.
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