Sometimes we root for underdogs. Sometimes we have them in our perfume collection. Sometimes we are them… Continue reading A month older and a tiny bit wiser
Traditions, projects, perfumes… all have their place in keeping us focused and happy. Continue reading Happy Lunar New Year of the Rabbit!
May we bring the best of 2022 with us into 2023 and leave the rest behind. Continue reading A perfumed year: 2022 retrospective
Any perfume is perfect for the holidays, depending on what either means to you. Continue reading Holidays are in the nose of the beholder (Magie Noire by Lancôme)
Originality is in the details to indulge the senses—not perfume, but the nose gets to enjoy it too. Continue reading Creativity in cocktails and fashion design
Animals seem to have opinions on perfumes too. Continue reading Animals and perfume—which ones mix?
While the perfumes were not muses, they were suitable companions during this artistic endeavor. Continue reading Wire handbag—and perfumes I wore while making it
A delicate, understated, floral leather. Continue reading A fleeting choreography (Cuir de Russie by Le Jardin Retrouvé)
My attempt at iris and chocolate. Continue reading Einmal Ist Keinmal (“Once Is Never”)
When it’s feast or famine with social interactions, I find myself prepared for neither. Continue reading Hello, my scent is _____
Different shades of green in perfumes for different moods. Continue reading Green perfumes for a busy week
Not being able to smell certain musks brought out some of the other notes more vividly. Continue reading Partial anosmia
The most special dog has accomplished his mission in this world. Continue reading R.I.P. Bagel (2007-2022)
Make way for fragrant flowers! Continue reading Full floral mode
As it says, and a bit more. Continue reading #smellfie for International Fragrance Day 2022
Some reactions to going back to the office and a spotlight on a hibiscus taco. Continue reading Musings on work and fragrance
An airy, cool specimen of woody fragrance. Continue reading Wood by any other name?
Some loosely connected thoughts that even a fictional, fake psychiatrist could probably understand. Continue reading For times when thoughts are less fragrant
Turning the page with optimism for 2022. Continue reading A strange, perfumed year: 2021 retrospective
A brief synopsis of my holiday so far—with a view from the nose, of course. Continue reading Scented holiday musings