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Tuesday, August 02, 2005

In another life, maybe

I was thinking about spending a few hours alone tonight in front of the TV, and I blurted out that I could only hope and pray that I could find re-runs of “Blow Out”…possibly even a “Blow Out” marathon. (In case you have no idea what I’m talking about:
And Greggster said to me, “Why didn’t you go to school to be a hairdresser? You’d love it.”
In fact, I would. Doing hair, doing other people’s hair, seeing a look and trying it, the feeling of accomplishing perfectly straight hair, none of it is lost on me. I LOVE doing hair. I love painting my nails, I love making myself look better and making other people feel good about themselves.
My answer to the Greggster: “Being a hair dresser has a negative stigma. It means you’re not smart. And I was always very concerned with being smart and having a really smart job, like being a research lawyer.”Coincidentally, I do neither research nor law. I picked communications, that trade off, in-between sort of field, where people aren’t known for being super smart, nor super dumb. It’s better than saying PR (Because I’m like, a people person!) and cooler than saying “I’m an actuary.”
My dirty pleasure, my secret life fantasy revolves around opening a salon, wearing hip clothes to work and making people feel comfortable, beautiful and fabulous. I could have my own product line like Jonathan and maybe even do hair for fashion week in New York.
In case you are wondering, here are my top 5 “Careers I kinda wish I could have”:
-Hair stylist/goddess
-Food critic
-Press Secretary for an extremely liberal association, dealing mainly with civil rights and all the stuff that pisses republicans off the most.
-Journalism teacher...or maybe even an art teacher...
-Purse Designer


At 11:08 AM, Blogger Gregg M. Schmidt said...

I think you'd be great at any of those jobs...your energy and enthusiasm would always be at a high level!

Maybe in our next life I'll be an All-Star catcher who wonders into a hair salon to get my hairs did right...and the rest would be history - or foreshadowing...or whatever

At 9:32 AM, Blogger J-Mazz said...

You forgot to mention communications majors are known for being really really good looking.


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