Category Archives: Summer

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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Scylla–The Myth

The beautiful Scylla was the daughter of a river god and a naiad (a goddess of a small body of fresh water). She was seen by a gentleman (a god, really) named Glaucus who at one time had been a … 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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Caravaggio’s Mistakes!

For a closer look, click on the images and you will be taken to a bigger version of them so that you can see the detail. Everyone I know likes to oo and ahh over every work of Caravaggio. He … Continue reading

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Sicily And Beyond, Our Thing

One of the most famous aspects of Sicily is the Mafia, or Cosa Nostra. Aside from The Godfather, most people don’t know much about the Cosa Nostra and its offshoots. The Mafia actually started during the middle of the 19th … Continue reading

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1st Class Fitness Monitoring On A Beer Budget

You want to be in shape but you don’t have a huge bag of money to spend. If you have a smartphone, I have the answer for you. You really don’t need to buy a $200 Basis to get the … Continue reading

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Yin Yoga is a Dish Best Served Cold

I thought that taking a hot yin yoga class would be the next best thing to heaven. There is a hot yoga studio near me that is a real treat. They offer hot yin and I was really looking forward … Continue reading

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Writing With Real Ink—Black and Blue

Since Possets Perfume is having a Poetry Collection for Summer of 2013, I think it quite fitting to talk about the accessories to poetry: pens, inks, papers and journals and anything else that the budding poet would need to practice … Continue reading

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Bella Bella Luna

In honor of a special occasion, welcoming a friend into the neighborhood, we decided to have dinner at Bella Luna. It is Italian (and everyone loves Italian food), it’s deliriously decorated, and it is properly “in to hood”. This isn’t … Continue reading

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