“Do We Run Around in October, Painting the Gold Leaves Green?”

© Leon Levinstein
© Leon Levinstein

The irony is that the more we fight age, the more it shows. Paint on a 50-year-old face brings to mind a Gilbert and Sullivan comic figure. Smooth the cheeks, and suddenly the ear lobes and hands look out of place. Do we run around in October, painting the gold leaves green? – Karen DeCrow