“She walks in beauty, like the night,” gushed Lord Byron. Enter the
loveliest of women:svelte and youthful, adroit evader of, to the envy of all her friends, underarm dingle-dangle. Ahhh.
Now exit said glamour puss. Uh-oh. Get a loada that cubitus.
A largely forgotten body part betrays the passing of one’s young buckette stage: the cubitus, known in polite circles as the elbow, and its surrounding skin, the weebis. For most women, however, elbow ennui ranks right up there with fear of pleated palms.
According to an Internet write-up on brachioplasty
(upper arm tightening, taking elbow skin along for the ride), “the
resulting scar is not always satisfactory.” I’d love to see one of
those “satisfactory scars.”
So, before enriching yet another cosmetic surgeon by scheduling a weebisectomy, consider some whimsical, and less costly, options.
Announcing the publication of a new children's book:
Fou's New 'Do
(And a Tutu, Too)
Fou Fou the flea shares a home with beaucoups brothers and sisters
in a flea market in Paris. She doesn't mind being named Fou Fou (Silly
Silly) if she gets to eat her favorite food, croissants.
In this delightful adventure, Fou Fou finds a way to add some frou
frou to her life. She enlists the help of a friend to create a new 'do
and a tutu, too. The added bonus? Both hair and tutu are her favorite
A unique feature of Fou Fou's story is the interweaving of basic
French words throughout, along with a language guide at the end. Fou
Fou's story combines three elements designed to enthrall a youngster:
the joy of reading (or being read to), the thrill of discovering
creative solutions to problems, and the pleasure of learning a new
So, treat your favorite young one (and yourself) to an adventure
that won't be forgotten! An adventure worth more than the $4.95 to
download the pdf version that you can copy on your printer to give as a
gift. It's just one click away! A tout a l'heure!