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  1. SotD 23 April-10

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Mary Cassatt, 1879
    Caron - French Can Can

    Layer upon layer of sumptuous florals and spices ebbing and flowing.
    The music is as enthralling as the scent. The warm glow of the chandelier,
    and the wine after the performance, vie with that of the moon rising in the night.

    Notes: jasmine, lilac, violet, lily of the valley, rose, orange blossom, patchouli,
    iris, sandalwood, amber, oakmoss.
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  2. SotD Thursday 22 April

    I almost didn't notice the top notes I don't like in Miracle today. I mean, well, ahem, what could I noticed if I rolled out of bed at exactly 5:59 (and the alarm didn't ring -- what a Miracle!) It went straight to the gingery (or ginderade-y) magnolia goodness. I felt very comfortable sitting next to a bunch of people in a small conference room. I was smelling nice and I was not likely to offend anyone with a monster sillage or a distracting strong scent, although all of us could use something ...

    Updated 24th April 2010 at 04:04 PM by Warum

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  3. SotD Thursday 22 April

    Quote Originally Posted by Eva Pasco View Post
    Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear." Ambrose Redmoon

    May each of us take the risks necessary to attempt what is meaningful...
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  4. SotD Thursday 22 April

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post


    Amouage - Ubar

    Golden lily over hot spices. Somewhere, the fox glories in his elegant coat.
    He squints in the sun. Desert flowers; fushia and gay yellow.

    Notes: Bergamot, lemon, lily of the valley, damascene rose, jasmine, civet, vanilla
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  5. SotD Wednesday 21 April

    Quote Originally Posted by Warum View Post
    I started out with Niki de Saint Phalle today and, quite frankly, was intimidated by bitter and sour notes for the first two hours! Now she's nice and comforting, but still, she is not me. But it's my own fault, or should I say a trick of the changing coastal weather? The day started out cold and rainy, and now it's bright and sunny. I think I'll come back to her in the fall! She has nerves like ropes and a backbone made of steel... and that's just not me. Especially, not in the Spring.
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    Updated 24th April 2010 at 04:06 PM by Warum

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