Category Archives: Family

Scent Diary, Mar. 31 – April 6, 2014

Monday, Mar. 31 – Gorgeous weather today! Springy and sunny… some breeze… so nice.  Testing Oriza L. LeGrand Deja le Printemps, which is purportedly a green floral. It’s not. More about that soon.  Also testing the brand-new thing from Parfums … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, Feb. 10-16, 2014

Monday, Feb. 10 – Chilly, but not so bad as it has been. I got a perm (which my dear FIL used to call “a temporary”), and now I’m curly again. No SOTD in the morning – there was no … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013

Okay, so this is my house. This is my house at Christmas. As you can clearly see, it is being guarded by a demon dog with glowing eyes.(Okay, not really a demon. It’s our Hayley-dog. But she looks scary enough … Continue reading

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Replacement Bed

So I’m replacing my bed. Big whoop, you say. BUT IT IS. It SO IIIIIIS. If you know me at all, you probably know that I have had this bed, this full size bed handmade in solid maple, since I … Continue reading

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RANDOM: TRACK MEETS, MAYFLOWER SOCIETY LUNCHEON, RAIN, AND THE LOVE FANTA

Gaze and Taz had two (middle-school) track meets last week, and then their season was over.  Gaze, an eighth-grader, has done well, finishing anywhere from 2nd to 6th in his 800m and 1600m races, depending on how many teams were … Continue reading

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More Bookworm: prom 2013

Yeah yeah yeah, it’s a Bookworm-fest over here this week.  A few pics for you, and a review of Jacomo Silences eau de parfum Sublime coming on Monday. SOTE: her favorite Bath & Body Works Dark Kiss. Bookworm ran a … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, Jan. 14-20, 2012

Well, finally, Scent Diary returns. Can’t really explain why it took a hiatus, except that writing it was boring me to tears and then when you stop writing it for several days you can’t go back and remember what went … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, Nov. 19-25, 2012

Monday, Nov. 19 – A nice warm day, for mid-November. Testing Donna Karan Black Cashmere and Tauer Perfumes L’Air du Desert Marocain. LAdDM is very nice, but perhaps the Tauer base (characterized by labdanum and Ambroxan, I think) is too … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, October 29 – November 4, 2012

Monday, Oct. 29 – We did get some inclement weather, thanks to Hurricane Sandy: some snow (blowing, not sticking), some rain, lots of wind. I kept expecting to lose power, because we frequently do (mountains are full of trees, ya … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, October 1-7, 2012

  This has been a terribly boring week. The laptop has behaved, but now the desktop computer is being strange… Monday, Oct. 1 – Rain. SOTD: Soivohle Centennial.. Did the usual weekly grocery shopping… holy cow, Taz will be twelve … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, September 17-23, 2012

THANK GOODNESS THESE TWO SCENT DIARIES ARE FINALLY POSTED. I warn you, though, this was a Marching Band Week… Monday, Sept. 17 – Rain most of the day. Another wearing of that 1990s Mitsouko parfum, which I am finally appreciating. … Continue reading

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Scent Diary, September 10-16, 2012

This is Try #2 for Scent Diary this week; my laptop ate the first one and I accidentally emptied my “trash” folder before realizing what was in there. Grrrr. In any case, I’m recreating this from memory (and not doing … Continue reading

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