My coworkers like to tease me about my memory. I have a knack for remembering obscure details and facts about my clients, other clients of the salon and newly formed acquaintances. I suppose it is my own form of a pneumonic device. I bring up my acute retention of unusual facts because when I decided on the subject matter for this month’s blog, one such instance stuck out to me above all others – a first meeting. Late May of 2013 was my first day at Salon Enso. I vividly remember being excited to begin a new chapter in my hairdressing life. My first order of business was to organize my equipment. I recall sitting on the floor, fully focused on the task at hand (I share my station, in case you didn’t know) when two feet appeared next to me.
“Hi! I’m Kelly,” the feet said. “I wanted to say welcome to the salon and if you have any questions or need help with anything, just ask! I’m right over there.” As I looked up the individual that the feet belonged to gestured to the station in the back corner and gave a big smile. “I’m glad you are here.”Continue reading “Here is to you, Kell Bell!”