Summer Reading, Eris Belle de Jour and Parfums Mx

First- books. My summer reading partly was taken up by the slelection for this summers Beverly Hills Reads. “Lessons in Chemistry.” It’s a good book with some laugh-out-loud moments and some that will make you want to throw the book… Continue Reading

August New Idea 2023

Woo Hoo! Let’s see how my month went for August New Idea 2023. August! WOW! We’ve been at this for 8 months and at the start of our 9th. This really feels achievable. I hope some of you are still… Continue Reading

Neared 4 by Neared, South Korea

Hi there Posse! We were in South Korea earlier this year with two of our dearest girlfriends, Kerri & TinaG. We always stay in the Ibis Ambassador Seoul Insadong. It’s cheap and convenient for food, shopping, transport and historic artefacts.… Continue Reading

Belle de Jour by Eris Parfums

Hiya Posse. Barbara Herman is one of my perfume heroes.  Originally a blogger, Yesterday’s Perfume, then an author, Scent and Subversion: Decoding a Century of Provocative Perfume (2013). Then Eris Parfums, a fragrant house steeped in history for modern sensibilities.… Continue Reading

Coming through the hurriquake with Neil Morris

Well, I don’t know what your news media was covering over the past few days but ours was all about Hurricane Hilary- when she would hit, where she would hit, and how hard she would hit. Looking at the predictions… Continue Reading

Lazy Weekend and Burkelman Fragrances

Well, the heat sort of broke here. It is still warm, but not blazing hot and not Atlanta-level humid. An old friend from work who I haven’t seen in over ten years was in town visiting and wanted to get… Continue Reading

Turning to Comfort: A whine

Well, the heat is back on. With humidity, today at 80% according to my neighbor. And while it is not going to stop me from whining about it (in an, I hope, mildly amusing fashion) I do have to point… Continue Reading