Tag Archives: Aging

A Crone’s Declaration

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About Face IV

Suicide is a difficult topic for the living. And it hardly seems approachable on this lovely Spring Saturday. This post has been stirring since I learned of the death of Dr. Frederic Brandt, celebrity dermatologist, who recently committed suicide.   … Continue reading

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About Face IV

 “For by his face straight, shall you know his heart.” Shakespeare, Richard III  “The face is the soul of the body.” ~ Wittgenstein As I continue the exploration of Face, Beauty, and Soul, I thought I’d zero in on how … Continue reading

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About Face III

I was going to title this post:  From the Neck Up. Does the face say it all? Would you trust your face to Dr. Brandt? A New York Times article claims that many people do. As many as 30 patients … Continue reading

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About Face II

“I want to grow old without facelifts. They take the life out of a face, the character. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I’ve made.” Marilyn Monroe And the discussion continues… and the exploration of … Continue reading

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About Face I

In a prior post, I promised to return to the subject of aging and vanity. Fasten your seat belt–here we go!     For about 10 days, or so, I have been under the weather, with a ROTTEN cold. Bored, … Continue reading

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Such Stuff That Dreams Are Made On

Reaching the threshold of seven decades is daunting. I had imagined this post to be full of self deprecating humor about crumbling teeth, sinus pain, and VANITY ~~ there’s still time for that. Caught in Goya’s Saturn grip, a dismembering … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror

  “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest one of all?”  “Not you dear.  Not anymore.” We, and I mean the Royal “We” celebrated our birthday recently. (More about that later.) It is estimated that over 40 million baby boomers … Continue reading

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