BEAUTY & STYLE

Jelly Belly Dancing

Jelly Belly Dancing

By The Elderberries

One of my friends has taken up belly-dancing classes with her grown daughter, according to her Christmas card letter. There wasn’t a picture with it, unfortunately. I’d like to see her in one of those “I Dream of Jeannie” outfits,…

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Clothes Dryer Beauty

Clothes Dryer Beauty

By The Elderberries

By Sheila Edee* Wouldn’t it be great if we could hop inside the clothes dryer for ten minutes every morning? We would come out wrinkle-free! Extra lint will be whisked away. We will have shrunk two sizes. Our color would…

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Grandpa’s Kneecaps

Grandpa’s Kneecaps

By The Elderberries

By Grandpa Jack* The aging process has had its way with me lately. Depth perception waned as I tore off my side-view mirror when backing out of the same garage — after 50 years. There’s been declining eye-hand coordination on…

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The Eye(brow)s Have It

The Eye(brow)s Have It

By The Elderberries

I’ve tried mousse (goopy). I’ve tried gel (sticky). I’ve tried udder balm (stinky). I’ve tried hairspray (dries too fast). I’ve tried spit (horrible manners). Nothing will keep my left eyebrow hairs from springing upward toward my hairline in a decidedly…

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The Brace From Space, The Elderberries book

The Brace From Space

By The Elderberries

Hello? Hello? Earth calling Besties . . . contact! . . . 10-4. . . . If I only had one of my grandson’s LED space helmets, I could win any costume contest imaginable. Of course, this black magic “appliance” – a back brace — is doing its job, keeping me erect and very conscious of . . . well, everything.

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