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  1. Introducing: Syracuse

    A new cat has officially joined our brood. His name is Syracuse and he's an orange tabby who has been hanging around for a couple of months now. This past weekend he showed up with an infected eye, so I took him to the vet Monday morning for an exam and the old "snip-snip." Also, his tail had some filthy gunk on it that required them to shave and then clean it. His eye will be fine. He likely received a swat in a fight with another neighborhood tom who's on our back porch right now and ...

    Updated 8th April 2009 at 06:20 AM by Heartwood

  2. Long Time Coming

    I first heard of Chanel No. 5 at age 13, when I began to read YM, Seventeen, and Sassy. I was not born of high circumstance, and my sisters and I went to private schools my parents made sacrifices to send us to. These magazines, while entertaining enough to read, had very little in common with middle- and high-school life as I knew it. Chanel No. 5 was spoken of as the ultimate in preppy, popular, prom-going sophistication, something that they needn't advertise because any teenaged girl who was ...
  3. I Smell. . . 1985

    Well, it has started. I had heard the stories, and seen my own friends in the throes of it. But today. . . Yes today, I discovered that it *is* possible to simultaneously feel like one is starving at the same time that one wants to vomit.

    So for the past two weeks since I have discovered I am pregnant, I have been avoiding strong smells. I have no idea why. I wasn't nauseous really, until. . . about yesterday, it started. A vague feeling like, "Hrm. Is that reflux? Or ...
  4. EBay BEEF!!

    Anyone out there know about the French EBay ban on perfumes and cosmetics?? It is seriously annoying!!I used to be able to buy perfume from Germany, UK, The USA, and now NOTHING!! Has anyone tried buying on EBay & been refused?
  5. Momentary Passion and the Holy Grail

    Momentary Passion and the Holy Grail

    febreze AIR effects - meadows & rain® (campos y lluvia)
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    "That said, fabreeze is the shit." -DerangedGoose

    Everything you know about fragrance is wrong.

    Yes, I can see you now, rolling your eyes and thinking ...
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