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 …

BeachAlert File #15

Here’s the beach at sunset.  It deserves equal time.  The gulls are flying north.  One of these days I’m going to discover where they spend the night.  It must be some exclusive seagull resort. All the life forms are feverishly active, as if that would make the day live longer, especially after the red sun …

BeachAlert File #14

Just before the Crack of Dawn, the crescent moon is an exquisite jewel displayed on dark blue velvet.  Crescent moon?!!  Gasp!!!  That means there isn’t any cloud cover.  I start my trek to the pier while the night lights are still on. The seagulls are already out and about.  A small clique gathers around something …