Indian Summer in L.A.

It’s Indian Summer here in Southern California.  This is the time of year when the hot, dry Santa Ana winds blow in off the desert and create havoc with everything from wildfires to your disposition to your hair and skin. There’s not much we can do about the wildfires, once they get started — except …

A Classic!

We were just talking about spiders the other day, then I found this video.  Can’t believe it’s been out there for over two years, has had over a million views, and I’m just now discovering it. Turns out I’m not alone.  The most recent comments on it are from today.  If it’s still bringing  joy …

Who Else Wants To Be A Hair Stylist?

During the past several days, I’ve had the pleasure of being “interviewed” via email by a young person who wants to be a hair stylist.  She asks a couple of very probing questions, which I’m happy to answer. Here (with very little editing) is the result: Question:  …any tips to make my hair grow faster? …

Coping With The Cult

Last night when I got home from the salon, I checked my Twitter account and found I had 587 followers.  I wanted to see how this compared with enturbulation’s followers.  He had 538 last time I checked. “Enturbulation” was making incendiary tweets based on lies and directing people to his blog — which was that …

Back To Work!

As much as I’d like to spend all day at the beach, it’s time for me to get back to work. These days, I seem to have two jobs. The first is the one I’ve chosen for myself — cosmetologist — one who’s into the care and beautification of skin, hair, and nails. I mostly …