It seems just I when thought I had a good handle on life. The damn thing breaks off….again. Like you, I had high hopes for 2020 That lasted about 25 days into the New Year. Then came the heart wrenching tragic loss of retired NBA idol, Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, members of the Altobelli, Chester, Mauser family along with the Pilot Ara Zoyoban. This loss hit home for all of us on so many levels. Every angle was as heartbreaking and difficult to process as the other. But, as we try to do through unforeseen loss; we pressed on. Sadder, but still hopeful 2020 had better things to come.
February 2, 2020, the first person in the United States to have COVID-19 has been identified. Within 6 weeks the entire world is on quarantine and we once again find ourselves lost. This time inside of own homes. Then there is grief. Good old grief shows up once again. We as a world rejoin each other in our collective mourning. This time it’s a loss of plans, vacations, graduations, weddings, school and birthdays. The list can go on. It seems that all the things that carried hope for us; for what lies ahead in 2020 has been taken, if only for the next 30-60 days by COVID-19.
At first, I thought I was doing what was smart and safe for my clients, my family and my business by choosing to close the doors of The Brow Snob. I only beat the state order by days. I have to say being ordered to close feels completely different from choosing to close. It was just three weeks prior, on February 22, that we had a packed house at The Hair & Image Studio celebrating our Grand Opening. How could it be less than a month we were shutting down and locking the doors?
As of today, it’s been three weeks since closing with a possible three or more to go. I am just as busy as ever between homeschooling my little 9-year-old, caring for my family and learning to sit still. I think often of you, my clients, the very life of The Brow Snob. I’m praying for all my Doctors and Nurses on the front lines. My mothers adding one more task to all that they juggle, my entrepreneurs who like me are fighting to keep their business alive. I cannot leave out my teachers all I can say there is; how do you do it? Every one of you, my missed clients/family I applaud you all and pray you are all well and safe.
In the meantime. During this unexpected detour. I am revisiting systems, processes and services so that The Brow Snob will come back better than before. Ready to be your listening ear, your safe place and your pampering haven. I have a little extra love to shower on each of you.
I know you are ready for some brow tips and encouragement to get you through until we meet again. I got you. But first I wanted to have this moment of transparency with you all. Thank you for allowing me that.
With So Much Love,