CounterIrritant

Way back in the Jurassic Era, when Fiorinal (which nauseated me) was the only prescription out there for migraines & cluster headaches, I was sent to a Chinese acupuncturist.  It worked – but it hurt (a very little bit –… Continue Reading

Ginned Up

I love me some words.  And I love weird, arcane phrases* (these two interests often make me… um… unpopular [?] … amongst my less-wordy pals.)  ‘Ginned up’ came to mind, when I was taking part in Arielle Shoshana’s Happy Hour… Continue Reading

Amouage Beloved… I’m giving a little bit of love away

Amouage Beloved – This is a Grace Kelly/Dina Merrill scent, all elegance and refinement. It’s got that Golden Glow that all Amouage perfumes possess but here the glow is mellower, softer. This woman has been coddled and cosseted, yes – but she’s not stupid and she’s had a fair share of experiences that have left their marks – the marks aren’t severe enough to require “procedure” and they heighten her character. Continue Reading