Tag Archives: Vanity

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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Authentic Fashionista

It’s time for a little self deprecating humor. Please humor me. When I was a little girl, I was fascinated with my mother’s lipstick: Fire Engine Red. My curiosity led me to her vanity mirror where I smudged my little … 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 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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