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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” “Beauty without virtue is like a rose without scent.” “When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with another.” The bread and lily one is, supposedly, a Chinese import of wisdom. Chinese or not, it prompts me to ask myself and other women a simple question: what would you spend your penny on? Assuming that you will go for bread and beauty like most of us, simple females, it all depends on your culture and…hmmm… race. To make your choices easier there are instructions on achieving beauty carefully crafted for YOU. I grew up in Europe, in the 70’s when the tanning craze was in full swing. My city was fairly close to the Black Sea, so almost every summer my mom her girlfriends and I would go to the...
Everything started with that sexy dress I saw on display one lazy afternoon while I was window shopping downtown. I wanted that dress, but she did not want me. She stretched desperately on my body, but love was not there and we could not become one. I have to give up, and put her back on the size -2 mannequin. As soon as I get home I call the local gym. Can they help? They sure can. I pay the gym fees over the phone, with my mouth full of chocolate donuts. They will give me a tour of their facility tomorrow afternoon. The trainer greets me with a smile. He tells me that workout has to be a pleasure not a torture. Pleasure? Did he just say pleasure? This might work for me, especially with the fitness rooms reminding me of the medieval museum of tortures I had visited...