Thursday was Greg’s birthday. Since he is so busy finishing up his retrospective book and working on illustrating a Comic and a Tarot deck, spending the time celebrating was not on his agenda. Thus instead he conceded to a birthday lunch somewhat locally. The delicious uber-healthy lunch was followed by a bit of spontaneity. It all… Continue reading Spring Fever
Last Thursday we celebrated my birthday, fifty years on planet Earth! Festivities started the evening prior with a pot of deliciously fragrant Stargazer lilies from the Gregster. How I adore the scent of these lilies! When Greg brought them in I was waerning earthy scents like Terrestre and Q, upon inhaling the heavy, sweet florals… Continue reading 50 Years on Planet Earth!
On July 23rd the sun moved into the sign of Leo until August 22nd. Within the twelve signs in the zodiac all the personality types are represented. Leo the lion tends to be creative, spontaneous, dominate, ambitious, courageous…among many other traits. Our nearest star, the Sun at the center of the universe and life giver,… Continue reading Sun Sign Leo
The last of the trial edition of the temporarily titled Jasmine Noir is now gone. All that is left here is the written formula and a few drops to ponder as I move onto her next phase. Thanks to readers of this blog and loyal customers a name has been chosen which helped inform the… Continue reading Moon Garden
Nineteen years ago, what seemed miraculous to me but a daily event on planet earth occurred in Culver City, California. Eve, my daughter was born. It was 6am, although my water broke at midnight labor didn’t begin until around 4am. She was born consciously on a small cot at a birth center. The journey has… Continue reading Magical Mystery Tour
“Return often and take me at night, when the lips and skin remember.”~ A snippet from a poem by Constantine P. Cavafy The third jasmine perfume in the Birthday series remained in a dark, cool hideaway completely topless for quite a long time. I rather liked her that way, but she wasn’t quite whole and… Continue reading Topless
On this day back in the early sixties, I was born in the capital of Argentina, the port city of Buenos Aires. It was a Monday, Marilyn Monroe had died of a supposed overdose a week prior and on that day Ringo Starr stepped in as drummer for the Beatles. As I’ve done twice in… Continue reading You say it’s your birthday It’s my birthday too, yeah!
“A book is like a garden carried in the pocket” ~ Chinese proverb For the last two years, in August when my date of birth rolls around I create a fragrance. It began with Cimbalom with a few hours of time for myself in a quite house. Last year I created Page 47 just after… Continue reading Turn the Page
“A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip.” ~ Author Unknown The birthday coupon, also known as the “Once a Year Discount” no longer exists. I am working on other specials and discounts to make up for the disappearance of this one. “Inside every older person is a younger… Continue reading Happy Birthday!
“You are an alchemist, make gold of that!”~ Shakespeare A new series of fragrances has been birthed. As you may recall, last year in August I had a few hours to myself and decided to create a bespoke solid perfume. I gathered my favorite essences and quickly formulated a scent. Eventually I released the perfume… Continue reading Page 47