coffee shop conversation

I have to share the conversation I just overheard, between the two young women making the coffee at my favorite local shop:

Girl One: “You have the most amazing hair.”

(For the record, it was red, bedraggled, and pulled up into a ponytail.)

Girl Two: “Thank you. You know I just jammed it up into a rubber band this morning…”

Girl One: ” I know, but it still looks amazing. You know, some people just have this thing. Their hair, no matter what they do, looks great.”

Girl Two: “I know. I feel blessed.”

Girl One: “You really should cherish that. It’s a gift.”

Girl Two: “I know. Believe me, I’m grateful every day.”

I’m sure the Dalai Lama would be proud of their gift for awareness and gratitude.

Is this what we’ve come to in Seattle?

2 Comments so far

  1. Kelly (unregistered) on December 28th, 2005 @ 4:34 pm

    Hey now, having fabu messy hair is a skill! (One I do not have, alas…)

    Still, it does sound awfully O.C., or maybe Laguna Beach… ;)

  2. Gomez (unregistered) on January 3rd, 2006 @ 12:29 am

    Yes. I’ve heard about 538 variations of this convo between Seattlites and no, this isn’t as rampant anywhere else.

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