A Daily Dose Of Veronica di Angelo? It Just Might Work.

Veronica di Angelo, the overbearing, conceited, self-absorbed, and highly intelligent member of Pine Hollow, might offer the proper medicine for girls with low self-esteem.  A daily dose of Veronica’s qualities diluted in water could supply the necessary strength and polish to boost any girl’s self image.  Veronica is a doer, and never lets any doubts interfere with her goals.  She is confident that she understands life, and hence can master it.  She is conscious of her appearance, and knows how to look her best.  Low self-esteem in girls(and boys) is something which plagues our society.  Measuring self-esteem is as important as measuring blood pressure.  How wonderful it would be if every girl could be supplied with a daily dose of Veronica!  It just might work.

About Robert M. Weiss
From an early age, I've taken great pleasure in reading. Also, I learned to play my 78 player when I was quite young, and enjoyed listening to musicals and classical music. I remember sitting on the floor, and following the text and pictures of record readers, which were popular in the 1940s and 50s. My favorites were the Bozo and Disney albums. I also enjoyed watching the slow spinning of 16s as they spun out tales of adventure. I have always been attracted by rivers, and I love to sit on a boulder with my feet in the water, gazing into the mysteries of swirling currents. I especially like inner tubing on the Rogue River in Southern Oregon. Since my early youth, I've been interested in collecting minerals, which have taught me about the wonderful possibilities in colors and forms. Sometimes I try to imagine what the ancient Greeks must have felt when they began to discover physical laws in nature. I also remember that I had a special passion for numbers, and used to construct them out of stones. After teaching Russian for several years, I became a writer, interviewer, editor, and translator. I continue to delight in form, and am a problem solver at heart.

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