Tell us something most people probably don’t know about you.Photographers, artists, poets: show us MYSTERIOUS.
It was a difficult task to find something people don’t know about me. I am pretty much an open book. On my blog I really don’t leave much to the imagination but you might be surprised to know that I to want to be a CIA agent.
The idea of globetrotting to exotic locales cheating death in a sexy black catsuit and the perfect shade of drop dead red lipstick is intensely alluring to me.
Obviously there is more to being a spy then looking hot on foreign soil but I am completely drawn in by the Hollywood glorification.
I have even convinced myself when I wake still tired with unexplained bruises that I must have been out saving the world. I have a collection of wigs and a couple of hot black dresses perfect for a soiree in Dubai. My code name is Fabulous and my strength is appearing as if I am of average intelligence when in reality my brain capacity is immeasurable.
I have the strength of ten large men, excellent navigation skills and I can cook a mean chilli. I am spy of the year material.
I am very strong willed, because the spy world is not for the feeble. I do not have a hypno coin or spy classes (those are so yesterday) but I do have amazing gadgets which are really not gadgets at all, they are mind tricks.
I can tell you no more, for if I did I would have to kill you!!
“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.”
The girls and I were at the spray park today, cooling off from the sweltering Canada Day heat and what I observed was an abundance of women determined to NOT grow old but in turn they looked just that. There really is something to be said for growing “older” gracefully. By that I don’t mean letting yourself go. I mean dressing appropriately, not using so much make-up that it settles into your fine lines, actually adding to the years you are trying to cover up, and keeping it natural. With age comes wisdom and people that have the wisdom to embrace their years can teach us all a lesson. I was thinking back to some of the women I have admired and envied over the years and how their addictions to plastic surgery and holding on to youth have been anything but kind to them.
Remember Melanie Griffith in Milk Money? She was just naturally beautiful and she exuded happy confidence. For years she had an on again off again romance with hunk Don Johnson and when that romance finally fizzled Melanie found solace and love with Spanish heartthrob Antonio Banderas. Perhaps trying to keep up with Hollywood elite young beauties was too much because sweet, fresh faced Melanie is a shadow of her former self.
Melanie in Milk Money
Melanie –Growing Older Gracefully
Melanie Before and After
In 1959 Iconic Elvis Presley met Priscilla at a party in Germany. She was 14 at the time but appeared much older and made quite an impression on the King. She was truly one of the most beautiful women in the world. I can understand the desire to stay youthful and I can only assume that a little nip here and a tuck there turns into an obsession until there is very little left to work with. Priscillas pretty face does not even show a glimpse of who she once was and should now be. 😦
Growing Older Gracefully
Plastic Surgery Gone Horribly Wrong
He was so sexy and seductive alongside Kim Bassinger in 9 1/2 weeks. Vanity is devilish!
There is nothing POSH about this disaster. Your hunky husband may play soccer but I am sure he didn’t intend for you to put balls on your chest!
Like a fish out of water something has gone terribly wrong with my favorite mermaid
Of Hollywood’s the Hills fame, young Heidi, born and raised in Colorado intends to become a walking barbie. One thing is for certain, she is plastic!
The true beauties are those that embrace their age like Helen Mirren, Susan Sarandon, Meryl Streep, Sheryl Crow, Halle Berry, George Clooney, Sting, Diane Keaton, Bruce Springsteen, Julianne Moore, Diane Lane, Annette Benning, Richard Gere and my FAVE Jamie Lee Curtis. These are the men and women we should be looking up to. Healthy bodies, healthy faces and healthy attitudes about aging. Aging is inevitable but the way you age is a choice. Cheers to Growing older gracefully, in mind, body and spirit.