Category Archives: Nature

Go US!

I have always known that University of Cincinnati College of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning (DAAP, my alma mater) was a great place but it’s nice to be recognized by an independent entity as a great city for commercial and … Continue reading

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Making Scents Of Sicily-Part 2

Today we are going to explore more typical scents which inspired the Sicilian Collection at Possets Perfume. Coffee-Everyone loves the particular smell of fresh ground coffee and Sicily is awash in espresso machinery of all types. From the classic upended … Continue reading

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Making Scents Of Sicily-Part 1

At Possets we were determined to make a perfume collection based on the glorious island of Sicily. That is a pretty big ambition. Sicily is the biggest island in the Mediterranean and has so much to choose from. I decided … Continue reading

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Spring Evidence

What a welcome clump of crocus! 12 more days of winter!

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True Bathos-The Denouement Part 6

The next day dawned. The light broke in the East and my world was cradled in a mauve glow. I got my coffee and worked a bit on the computer. At 8 the phone rang, it was Tim Aufdemkamp. Tim … Continue reading

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Seamus Heaney In Cincinnati

Tonight my husband and I are going to hear Seamus Heaney at the Weston courtesy of The Mercantile Library. I am looking forward to it a great deal as the following is one of my favorite poems. By the way, … Continue reading

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Ambergris…Squid Beaks…and Moby Dick!

I say, that the motion of a Sperm Whale’s flukes above water dispenses a perfume, as when a musk-scented lady rustles her dress in a warm parlor.—Moby Dick, Chapter 92. This story had me as soon as I turned on … Continue reading

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The Miniature Grizzlie Bear

On the way home, we were nipping along in the family vehicle when I happened to glance out the car window and saw standing majestically on all fours, a rare American Miniature Grizzlie Bear! These animals are usually quite shy … Continue reading

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New Format, New Day…

I decided to change up the format of the Possets Blog a little. Heck, why not, I am changing all the other stuff I am doing. Good thing I am manic! I did manage to go for a walk in … Continue reading

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On the road…

…I saw a little cloud which looked like it was smearing across the sky, leaving a chalk white trail behind it.

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