Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Final Conflict

Cross posted at Lutin Muse Literary Magazine, October 2011

Written by Ye Olde Scribe

Zombie picture courtesy

Apologies to Gene Roddenberry for stealing his title-YOS

2020 the zombies dug their way out of their graves and everyone ran for cover. They bolted their doors. They trained their dogs to eat dead flesh, not all that hard to imagine if you have noticed that when it comes to dead, edible, things, dogs are vacuum cleaners.

People were so scared septic tank suckers made a fortune.
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Mirror Image

I came upon this review for a new book, “The Woman in the Mirror” by Cynthia Bulik PhD.

Many women-regardless of income, size, shape, ethnicity, and age-are uncomfortable in their own skin. We fixate on our body image and try endless diets, implants, hair extensions, and new shoes, but it’s never enough. The problem is that girls and women have been socialized to mistakenly conflate body esteem and self-esteem. Body esteem refers to how you think and feel about your physical appearance: your size, shape, hair, and features. Self-esteem refers to how you think and feel about your personality, your role in relationships, your accomplishments, and your values-everything that contributes to who you are as a person.

So far – so good. Read more

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