A Glancing Light

It’s August…and the light is shifting, turning to a ‘glancing light’… light is hitting surfaces at acute angles and shadows are sharper.  It’s this, even more than temperature, that lets me know Autumn is just around the corner. A few… Continue Reading

Scent. Memory. Muse.

Hoth-level Cold.  I’m barely opening the door to get the mail, that’s how COLD it is.  So I’m stuck at home, with plenty of time to muse.  And this is how it starts. This morning, after I put 90 minutes… Continue Reading

Musette’s Musings, Flamin’ Hot

Posse!  It’s time for Musette’s Musings, Flaming Hot edition. The past week was a scorcher, getting up to 94F on Saturday.  Walking around the farmer’s market was like walking on Mercury (that’s the really hot one, right?) – with the… Continue Reading

Mitsouko 100 Years

Hello Posse! Mitsouko is the most talked about fragrance currently on the scentbloggosphere. 100 years is a real feat in the 21st century where so much is about new and so little is about history. You probably know the history. Matvey… Continue Reading

Marathon Monday: Scents that last and last and last …

As I was poking through some sample lots the other day, I spotted a vial of indie perfumer En Voyage’s Zelda. I knew I had tried it before and enjoyed it very much, but with the chaos of life, unfortunately… Continue Reading