This weekend, I did a singing telegram
for a 21-year-old surfer's birthday party. It reminded me that I promised to tell you
the number one place where I get sent to do singing telegrams. Are you ready?
That's right. I'm often summoned to beauty parlors where I serenade patrons and stylists alike. One time, I surprised a woman getting highlights on her birthday. I sang to her while her head was wrapped in foil strips and her family videoed the entire event - now there's a birthday to remember! I've delievered singing telegrams to thrilled and amazed recipients at The Best Little Hair House, North Chase Spa-lon, Salon Beyond Basics, and Haircolorxperts, just to name a few.
I love singing at salons because the atmosphere is always colorful, creative, and fun. You just know that someone who names his hair salon "The Best Little Hair House" doesn't take himself too seriously. Read even more light-hearted salon names from a blogger in Virginia
. Just like in the film Steel Magnolias
, many Southern ladies and their hairdressers prioritize "good hair" right up there with God, country and family. I suppose that's why I get sent to salons so often; hair appointments are so sacred that my singing telegram recipients are sure to be there! And, rest assured that no matter how much havoc I may create when I arrive to sing, my performance never interferes with the stylists' "ability to do good hair". Here are few more great lines from Miss Truvy's beauty salon
"In a good shoe, I wear a size six, but a seven feels so good, I buy a size eight."
"Time marches on and sooner or later you realize it is marchin' across your face."
"Louie brought his new girlfriend over, and the nicest thing I can say about her is all her tattoos are spelled correctly."
"I don't like her. I don't trust anyone who does their own hair. I don't think it's natural."