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Why Do Perfumes Change? It Used To Be So Wonderful, But Now…

Everyone who is a scent lover has had the experience of having an affair with a perfume and somehow losing touch with it. You bob along for months and years and then all of a sudden, it strikes you that … Continue reading

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The Solution To Overly Sensitive Touchpads.

I bought a new computer, a mini Dell Inspiron. Cute little bugger, screen of about 11.6″ and it whips around to become a tablet (like the much more expensive Yoga). At about $350 I was real happy about it UNTIL … Continue reading

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Great Mother Of Pearl, what IS it with hardware stores? Why is it that independent or quasi-independent ones are filled with the creepiest of people? Why? WHY? This has been the case forever. Back in “the day” there was only … Continue reading

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Typical Menus of Georgetown Cocktail Parties (Part 2)

Now it’s time to get down to the victuals served. Canapes were quite important but frequently ghastly. Usually they were centered around being little lumps of fat on greasy Ritz crackers. Garnish with anything from a bit of cod to … Continue reading

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Typical Menus of Georgetown Cocktail Parties (Part 1)

There were two things one needed for a good party: food and drink, and what appealed back in the halcyon days of G’Town would not be considered today’s fare. Read on and find out how tastes have changed. First, the … Continue reading

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The Scene Of The Last Great Georgetown Cocktail Party

The address was 3336 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. It’s a town house, more narrow than it is long. A great piece of property which my mother bought for around $20,000 in the good old days. There were some rip-snorting … Continue reading

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What You Do In October Part 5

I was sore and tender. My husband took me to our favorite little family diner for lunch. We laughed and talked. We returned home. I worked on computer things. I remembered that I had started shaking a little bit after … 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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The Biggest Disappointment in Years

I am going to recount something which happened to me today simply because I am really shocked and appalled by it. I was walking through a department store in Cincinnati, Dillard’s, and saw a bottle of Miss Dior sitting on … Continue reading

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Taking Up Yoga: Equipment

If you decide to take up Yoga, you will need a few things. I am going to give you my list of places and items which have helped me and I hope they will be useful to you, too. 1) … Continue reading

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