The guy who cuts my hair is apparently a morning person, but I don't know what to call him because the hair cutting business keeps changing names. Is the term 'stylist' current? Hair dresser? (No, that sounds like what you put hair in.) I know beautician was dropped a long time ago, probably because it brings to mind a beauty engineer. So I have to say 'guy who cuts my hair.
I'm not a morning person. For one thing, I like to stay up until midnight to watch The Colbert Report. (I know that the senior citizen edition is replayed during the day, but I don't watch television during the day.) If I have to do anything before nine AM, I set my alarm.
Which is why I was leery about getting a hair cut at 8:30 in the morning. I didn't know salons even opened before ten. I double checked on the phone to make sure I hadn't heard wrong. Then, of course, I was worried that either he would still be shaking from his morning coffee or he wouldn't be fully awake yet. Fortunately, it didn't occur to me until after I was in the chair that some people go out drinking after work and have hangovers the next morning.
So by the time I arrived, (a minute late to make sure he had time to unlock the front door) I thought I made a big mistake by not waiting another day or two for a later appointment. That's when I got a big surprise. Apparently some people not only get up early in the morning, but they get up early enough to get their hair 'done' before going to work. Teachers, for example.
So Mikol was wide awake, fully functioning, and had even practiced on an earlier client before I arrived. I walked out with the best haircut ever. So now I wonder if I will set my alarm to get an early appointment next time. Probably not.
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