A quest for perfection

vintage permanent wave machine

A diet of lemon water and rice cakes holds the promise of svelte limbs and a flat stomach. Faux curls and a touch of rouge only add to the fleeting illusion of youth.

The Trifecta challenge this week is: 33-word free write.

  1. I’m going to file this one away to re-read over the years. Thank you Tara. For everything.

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    1. Thank you! Being part of Trifecta has been my absolute pleasure.

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  2. I like how you divided the two — one involves beauty from the inside out and the other from the outside in.

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  3. There’s a certain freedom in just letting ourselves be. I hope that when I think of chasing the illusion, I’ll remember Joan Rivers and drop the chase 🙂

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