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Lifestyle

Sizing Up

By Shelley Singer
“Where can we see them now? That simple dancing of well-covered matrons… remembering but not affecting youth, not jealous but proud of the young maidens by their side ….” George Eliot, Adam Bede, 1859 I let my stomach out, on the beach in Taormina, in a victory of acceptance over self-loathing that I hoped would begin a process of coming…
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General Medical · Lifestyle

Lines: Thoughts on Faces by Matisse and Halsman

By Shelley Singer
by Shelley Singer Beauty is fleeting, or is it? What is beauty if not the splendid, centered gaze of Georgia O’Keeffe at 80?  She doesn’t need the photographer’s approval. She just is. The dewy mademoiselle in Matisse’s lithograph has it all ahead of her; she is merely pretty, a gay little collection of lines waiting to be filled in. I…
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News

Juliette Binoche Says Women Bloom at 40

By Womens Voices for Change
French actress Juliette Binoche, 44, has slammed the US for its obsession with “youth and big breasts.” Older women are considered beautiful in her home country and do not feel under pressure to go under the knife to maintain their looks. “Personally I’ve always thought French women bloom at 40 and for me it’s completely true. In France, beauty is…
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