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May 15, 2005

freckles

I had an association with two genuine redheads in my life and they both had fair skin and lots of freckles. Both of those wimmen thought their freckles were unsightly and did their best to disguise them up with make-up whenever they could. I never understood that.

I LIKED their freckles. That fair skin was a handicap, because they toasted quickly in the summer sun of Southeast Georgia, and then they peeled like a molting snake if they didn't wear a lot of sun-screen. That part of dating a redhead could be a pain if you like the outdoors as much as I do, but both of 'em endeavored to peresevere. Besides, I liked rubbing the lotion all over them.

I have one piece of advice for fair-skinned wimmen, especially redheads. Freckles are nothing to be ashamed of. A lot of guys think they are sexy.

I do.

Comments

AMEN!!! to that. What more needs to be said?

Posted by: Wichi Dude on May 15, 2005 10:47 PM

my wife has a bunch of freckles and I DO think they are sexy!

Posted by: hoosierboy on May 15, 2005 11:04 PM

i'm a true irish redhead, and i'd never even think of covering my freckles up.

Posted by: marie b. on May 15, 2005 11:17 PM

As a lover of redheads, I'll second that...

Posted by: Adam Lawson on May 15, 2005 11:59 PM

Covering up my freckles is more work than its worth. Its fun I've gone from burning and just going back to being pale, but now I have freckles. I have color, yay!! :)

Posted by: Alli on May 16, 2005 12:05 AM

Bring on the freckles!

Posted by: wesley J. on May 16, 2005 01:16 AM

I love those freckles too.

Posted by: StinKerr on May 16, 2005 03:36 AM

I just had to say that I caught the Josey Wales reference.

Posted by: Sardonicus on May 16, 2005 05:19 AM

She had a freckle on her butt she was pretty

Posted by: GUYK on May 16, 2005 08:36 AM

Yes, I have them and I'm proud of them. One turned out to be basal cell cancer a few years ago, so wear a hat and lot's of SPF 30+. I also like the "endeavored to peresevere" and thought about Chief Dan George when he was so disapointed in himself trying to sneak up on Clint. Great drama.

Posted by: Ivan Ivanovich on May 16, 2005 08:49 AM

As a natural redhead, I want to thank you! Its nice to know some people find redheads and freckles attractive. I have been picked on for being pale my entire life. Even a few days ago, my neighbor told me I needed to go to the beach. "Why is that?" I asked, "I don't tan I just burn." I wanted to cuss her out! SPF 50 is my bestest friend.

Posted by: jules in beaufort nc on May 16, 2005 11:52 AM

I should add, the best thing about freckles, is trying to lick them off.

Posted by: Wichi Dude on May 16, 2005 10:25 PM

You should try playing "connect the dots" with your tongue.

Posted by: Sandcrab on May 17, 2005 06:34 AM

Redheads should have more fun!

Posted by: Brett on May 17, 2005 12:19 PM

OK, 14 posts and nobody's aired my favorite thing about freckles - looking at the exposed ones and thinking about how far down (or up) they go. Am I the only one with any imagination?

Posted by: Steve Lassey on May 17, 2005 10:10 PM

Anyone who doesn't think redheads, and thereby freckles, aren't the sexiest combination on Earth, well, there's just something wrong with them! Redheads and freckles go hand in hand and the most wonderful women I've ever known have both. You guys can have the blondes and brunettes, give me a redhead any day of the week and twice on Sunday!

Posted by: Leuthen on May 17, 2005 11:21 PM

I have redhair and freckles. I am an unusual one I guess... because as long as I put on an SPF 15 I don't burn, and I can't remember the last time I peeled and I live in Florida! Maybe my brown eyes have something to do with it, and although I am white I am not pale. I never really liked them much... love my red hair though... but like my grandmother said: "skin without freckles is like a sky without stars." Plus my husband loves them, so what more do I need!

Posted by: Amber on November 1, 2005 09:13 AM

Yea i have a statement about the whole getting burned really easily. I am a natural redhead and true i burn easily but within 5 hours I am as tan as can be
It that normal??

Posted by: Ashley on December 11, 2007 03:06 AM
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