15 minutes with … a hairdresser | PostIndependent.com

15 minutes with … a hairdresser

Timekeeper: Heidi Rice

Age: 55Place of birth: Norwalk, Conn.Occupation: Master colorist and stylist. Owner – Making New Waves, New Castle. What is the favorite service you provide? Color, because it’s so unique and creative. I have to use my brain.When did you move to Garfield County and why? 30 years ago. I love the aspen trees and mountains.First thing you’d buy after winning the lottery? I’d share the wealth with my friends and family. It’s no fun being rich and wealthy by yourself.

Best vacation you’ve ever taken? Moab. It’s one of my favorite places. Also, the wine country in California.What do you do in your spare time? Gardening, hiking – I like the earth and the natural-type stuff.Greatest accomplishment? Raising two great kids and enjoying my life.Ever had a book, movie or news event change your life? When John F. Kennedy died. It made me realize nobody is invincible.Best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Live your life to the fullest and enjoy every day.As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to grow up traveling the world and seeing other countries. That’s how you live and learn.If you only had three TV channels, what would you watch? CSI is my favorite. Other than that, I don’t watch much TV.

If you could have three people over for dinner, who would they be, what would you serve and what would you talk about? My friends Frank and Kim Breslin and Heidi Rice. We would have Italian food, drink red wine and talk about how happy we are to be living in this happy valley.Any tattoos? No. I thought about it, but … nah.What’s the greatest invention of all time? The telephone. You can talk to anybody, anywhere, anytime.FavoritesMovie: Wizard of Oz

Breakfast cereal: Quaker Oats oatmeal. I like the way that guy looks – he’s kinda cute.Actor/Actress: George Clooney and Sophia Loren.Song: The Pointer Sisters’ “I’m So Excited.” It’s a fun, happy song. Also “Get Together” by the Youngbloods (featured on the movie “Easy Rider” soundtrack).Food: Italian, of course. I love my pasta.Favorite place in Garfield County: Above Rifle Falls.Athlete: My son, Donovan, 24.Sport to watch: I like all kinds of sports, but I guess football – for the players.


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