Almost everyone had begun to think she was nuts. I tried to back her up, but when I walked out of the salon with a style that looked more like a hex nut than the French twist, I decided they were right about Samantha Knoll, hairdresser to the stars.
After years of styling hair for every red carpet event in Hollywood, Samantha had cracked like a pistachio.
My friends tried to warn me, but Samantha had been styling my hair for years and never disappointed me.
(This is from page 103 of ‘Take Ten for Writers’. Not So Nuts.)