This and That This Week: Cosmetiques Laudun

– photo courtesy of Cosmetiques Laudun Jeanne Gabriel Laudun is the inspiration behind Cosmetiques Laudun, a skincare company which offers a line of environmentally friendly and all natural products. According to the company website (thelaudun.com), “Laudun products pamper the skin with ingredients found in the common garden.” Jeanne Gabriel Laudun’s granddaughter, Anna Laudun Beauboeuf, is…

A Lesson in Deconstruction

Merriam-Webster  defines deconstruction as “the analytic examination of something (as a theory) often in order to reveal its inadequacy.” I have found myself hearing or explaining variations of “deconstruction” quite a bit over the past week or so. I’m on the committee for an upcoming conference and in speaking of our plans for next year,…