We’re sharing something a little different with you today. This fabulous post, with its insightful observations truly does not need any introduction. I’ll only say that I enjoyed and agreed with Aimee’s comments, while the piece she quotes expresses some of my own thoughts and feelings far better than I could. This is one short passage of writing that should not be let fade into history, for it is as accurate and meaningful today as it was when it was first printed, and will be in another fifty or hundred years.

Aimee's Victorian Armoire

I know, I know.  You have heard it so many times before.  “It’s isn’t what’s on the outside but the inside the matters.”  Or, “pretty is as pretty does.”  Or” looks fade, but a sweet spirit endures.”  Well, my friends, stop hearing and go ahead and start believing!

But don’t take just my word for it.  A 1920’s beauty expert explains it better:

“If being attractive were merely a matter of good looks, one might with justice feel that the cards had been stacked and a few fortunate personas had drawn all the trump.  But, the appeal of beauty is transient.  Having no roots, it quickly dies, and one turns for refreshment either to a new type or back to a personality that interests or stimulates or that has in some was grown grateful.

There are two or three women who always have, or always will, stand out in…

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