It’s My Party

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Gay Pride, Flag Day, Juneteenth, Father’s Day, and arguably the most important, my birthday. Yes, I will be celebrating my annual 35th birthday. I plan on celebrating it until I am either in… Continue Reading

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

So all of this talk about Rose actually got me out of the house- to Neiman Marcus for the (off topic) rhubarb body wash and to the Lush store in Century City for the Rose Jam that everyone was saying… Continue Reading

Getting Clean

Well, Memorial Day weekend came and went. My friend Tomas was visiting from NYC. Part business and part personal- his work does have an office in Los Angeles and his elderly parents have an apartment in a high-rise on the… Continue Reading

Memorial Day

Well, this weekend is Memorial Day here in the old USofA. According to Wikipedia Memorial Day “is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the U.S. military personnel who died while serving in the United States.”… Continue Reading

Spring has Sprung

Well, I hope everyone had a very pleasant Mother’s Day. I sent out greetings to my friends who are moms and enjoyed seeing pictures of the Northern Lights, which apparently could be seen as far south as southern California. Unfortunately… Continue Reading

SERGE LUTENS ÉCRIN DE FUMÉE AND Dans Le Bleu Qui Pétille

The last two of the freebies from my purchase of that Bell Jar. Écrin de Fumée is one that Cinnamon reviewed last year, so go and click on her piece to get the salient points (and enjoy her writing, as… Continue Reading