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Precocious preteens.

I look forward to receiving Sarasota Magazine and usually read it from cover to cover. It is a great magazine. However, this month I read with interest the article "The Lost Girls Lost Girls is an erotic graphic novel depicting the sexual adventures of three important female fictional characters of the late 19th and early 20th Century, namely Alice from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Dorothy Gale from The Wizard of Oz " [Summer 2003]. Having two grand-daughters aged 14 and 15, I was shocked. After discussing this with our daughter in Toledo, I said I would tear out the article and send it to her. While tearing tear·ing
 out the article, I saw that the back of the first page of the article is a picture of a young woman [wearing a skimpy skimp·y  
adj. skimp·i·er, skimp·i·est
1. Inadequate, as in size or fullness, especially through economizing or stinting: a skimpy meal.

2. Unduly thrifty; niggardly.
 bathing suit], the last page of the preceding article, "Bare Essentials." Kind of a contradiction CONTRADICTION. The incompatibility, contrariety, and evident opposition of two ideas, which are the subject of one and the same proposition.
     2. In general, when a party accused of a crime contradicts himself, it is presumed he does so because he is guilty for
! I guess I am an old fuddy-duddy, but I am shocked at the decline of today's morals. I look forward to your next issue.

Carol Sparker

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Title Annotation:Letters
Author:Sparker, Carol
Publication:Sarasota Magazine
Date:Oct 1, 2003
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