A 'paradise' amid the rocks and weeds

Pamela Anderson

When it comes to bodies, lets keep it real [Commentary]

When it comes to bodies, lets keep it real [Commentary]

The awfulness of Gaza goes on. So does the madness in Iraq and Syria. Wildfires burn through the West, while in Washington, D.C., our do-absolutely-nothing Congress prepares to adjourn, freeing up time for representatives and senators to go home and campaign to be re-elected so they can accomplish nothing for another two years.

It seems an opportune time to consider a far less depressing issue, one that, outside of Hollywood and the Redneck Riviera, affects only a small minority: artificial body enhancement, AKA cosmetic surgery or "having a little work done."

I am mostly vacationing this week (hence my desire to avoid the...