The Circle: The Scent of Revelry

In four days from now my sweet heart and I will be celebrating our first anniversary and eleven years of happiness together. Today, in this present moment, I bring you some scented holiday cheer from his domain. Please welcome our poet for the day here at the Illuminated journal, award winning artist  Master Gregorio, aka… Continue reading The Circle: The Scent of Revelry

The Circle: The Advent of Sense Memories

The number 22, like 11, significant in numerology and considered a “master” number due to the repeating double digits. According to Avia Venefica this numeral is represented by the tarot card the Priestess. On this auspicious day I bring you a very sweet friend with an enormous heart who I cherish and value tremendously, Davis… Continue reading The Circle: The Advent of Sense Memories

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Sunday, December 20th, the fourth week of Advent takes us to visit Kathi Roussel owner of two shops on Etsy. Kathi has a beautiful aesthetic, I am quite found of her vintage shop 5 Gardenias. This talented artist lives with her family up in Buffalo, New York. Off we go, in our one horse open… Continue reading The Circle

The Circle: Scents of Christmas Past and Present ?

Twinkle, twinkle, little treeHow bright and luminous you now be Speaking of luminous, have you met Q Wendy yet? She’s an artisan haute couture shoemaker and a lover of fragrance. I had the supreme delight in meeting Wendy while at a Sniffapalooza Perfume event in Los Angeles a few years back. We hit it off… Continue reading The Circle: Scents of Christmas Past and Present ?