Archive for June, 2005

Don’t quit your day job, Eddie

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Okay, I promise I haven’t switched over to all fragrance, all the time. It’s just that I noticed one of my test vials is by Eddie Bauer–I couldn’t just leave that alone. It’s called “Pure”, and by that I think they mean innocent and unsullied. The other choice would be “Pure Eddie Bauer”, in the […]

Alfred Sung’s Sha: the new catnip

Thursday, June 23rd, 2005

There I was on the couch, up to the bangs on a new acid-green Hallowig :> , when I realized it was past time for the mail–and a mysterious small box had arrived. So exciting! I got my exacto knife and returned to the couch. Well, the moment I lifted the lid, Veto tried to […]

Roses in bad company

Tuesday, June 21st, 2005

My fragrance du jour has been scrubbed off :-)  By nefarious means I obtained a sample of Jacinthe et Rose, d’E. Coudray, and I thought that on this Midsummer evening, my own personal cloud of roses would be in order.  *Sigh!* It started off by catapulting me back to childhood.  Surely the Shulton kids’ perfume kit I had […]


Tuesday, June 14th, 2005

Alex got the lilac yarn the day after we brought her stuff home from college.  While she was yarn-shopping, I started the blue hair, since that was the wackiest color worsted I had on hand, but the lilac one was the first completed. Lilac: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease, color Sugarplum 144, 50/50% cotton/acrylic.  This is slightly thicker yarn, […]

The floor show

Monday, June 13th, 2005

Last night we were both puttering around the kitchen.  I’d just put Sammy’s food down, and Jef pointed out that Sammy wouldn’t eat it. When we brought Sammy home at 12 weeks, our vet had jokingly told us, “If a beagle loses its appetite, go out in the back yard and dig a hole, because your […]