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

Moving On, Too, and Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Media Cologne Forte

Well I am not moving on in the way that March is- I am not moving houses. I will state however that just reading about that gave me the fantods- I have piles and piles of stuff- books, DVDs, Tchotchkes,… Continue Reading

Happy New Year, and Cartier La Panthère

Well, firstly, while you’re reading this in 2024 I am typing it on the Friday before Christmas. Why this sudden spurt of getting things done early? Efficiency? Heck no. I have made an early New Years resolution to go through… Continue Reading

Delight, depression, and disgust: three Diors

Well, I am writing this awaiting The Rain. In Southern California we say it like that, In Caps. The news, if we are expecting more than high humidity will be having dark intros to the weather forecast with graphics with… Continue Reading

Fall and the urge to flee: Zoologist Hydrax, Moth, and Sloth

Well, fall has fallen at the parts of the Posse in the Northern Hemisphere and Los Angeles is no different. Well, who am I kidding, of course it’s different. We aren’t going to get snow. Although we have within my… Continue Reading

Half Baked: Or, I got nothin’

Well I have to admit I was sort of thwarted here. After a spurt of planning (and posting) ahead, I just figured that I was going to cruise through, then realised that I didn’t really have anything for today ready.… Continue Reading

Cheap and Cheerful, for the Boys: Pinaud Clubman aftershave

I was a little too young and perhaps a little too, er, stylish to ever get too into barbershops. Now I know that I got my hair cut somewhere when I was a kid. I do remember going to one… Continue Reading