Carolyn Magner Mason tells us - in one of the most thoughtful essays ever written on the psychological effects of beauty.
With my dating pattern being what it is, I have thought a great deal about the topic myself. Between coffee breaks and naps on my keyboard, I'm working on organizing those observations in a somewhat coherent essay that will hopefully also work in responses to some related threads still left hanging from a previous post (hi Diana!).
And yes, Amanda - I haven't forgotten. Strawberry Girl, Act Deux is also in the queue of stuff to complete.
But the hour is late, and work-related issues have taken the better part of my waking hours today - and I must sleep.
More later. Promise.