We all know that beauty is merely skin-deep, shaped by a culture obsessed with youth, vigor, and perennial sex appeal. Societal expectations, aided and abetted by aggressive and relentless advertising, begin before we ever draw our first breath.

Layer upon layer of defined convention piles up on us while we learn to live with our...

Parsnippet Wendy Watkins is the owner of S'more Music, a private Suzuki piano studio in Cortez. She can be reached at 565-4129.

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