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

Sea Cruise: Patou Voyageur

Well, the heat is back. At least for the next few days. Not as bad as it could be and not as bad as it is in the desert, but enough to make the walk to the grocery store kind… 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

The Heat is on: or, Thwarted

Well, it’s hot here. Pretty much I suppose like everywhere else that isn’t at one of the poles at this point. It’s not even hot enough that I feel I can really complain: Although the news reports would lead one… Continue Reading

Vintage Coty Chypre and My Comfort Zone

We have been a bit about our comfort zones, lately, whether staying in them or breaking out of them, or merely musing about how ours may be a little bit different than others and might be decidedly less comforting to… Continue Reading

Cheap and Cheerful: Florida Water

It’s hot here. And Humid. Now, I know that I should add the addendum “humid for LA” because the actual humidity has got nothing on the rest of the country, where it can get to 100% without even having an… Continue Reading