“If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere.“ Famous lines from the theme song of Martin Scorsese’s film “New York, New York”
After an emotional farewell dinner with friends last week, twenty-four hours of rapid packing, and an “almost” altercation with a Harlem drunk while moving in, I’m finally here, in my Manhattan apartment. Feels good! Now that A*cute has expanded to the Big Apple, Jackie and I can tackle the fashion industry from two important U.S. cities.
Since you all have developed a rapport with my writing for over a year now, you know what I’m all about: HAIR. So, the first thing I must do in this city before I start work tomorrow is find a Hair Salon. I’m starting my search now and I’ll let you know what I find by tomorrow. This brillo pad I call hair will be sleek and straight by sun-down. I’ll check back in with you all soon.