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    Good morning Jaime!

    I'm new to BN and I'm slowly working my way through your excellent reviews. It's such fun to compare your experiences with my own, and you're helping me to appreciate some fragrances that I might otherwise have dismissed out of hand.

    (And thanks for visiting my profile, sorry there wasn't much to see... Working on that, too.)
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    I meant jaime b!
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    Hey jamie b! =)
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    -- Gene Hiller --

    Hey ... what's up with that?!
    Seems to be lacking in some way!

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    Thank you for your comments and knowledge about Chrism on my blog. I still never have smelled anything or experienced anything so beautiful as that day. Peace
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    Hi Jaime ,
    Having seen your fragrance shelves ,fragrance cupboards etc I feel a need to show my husband so he will no longer comment on my having drawers , cupboards,boxes etc full of the stuff. In knitting circles this is called a "stash" and I have one of those as well. A person with one that could not be expected to use it all during their lifetime is a "Sable" ( stash beyound life expectancy).
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    Hey! I lurk around and just wanted to say that I appreciate all you contribute to this site. The 'bug' bit last summer and I've found a lot of very interesting information, reviews, opinion here. Cheers to those of us that just can't help but feed the OCD monkey in their soul a banana now and again. Thank you.
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    Always enjoy your posts!
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    I always enjoy your SotD describtion,
    therefor you deserve some good chocolate;

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    Buona Pasca,il mio cumpagno :0)
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About JaimeB

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October 9
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Native of Brooklyn, NY; speak Spanish and French; former Anglican/Episcopalian monastic, now married
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Retired Language Instructor
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"Why spend life seeking that which does not satisfy? Why remain a slave, when freedom waits? Let your life shine; illumine the world with your truth!"

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Packing scents for a trip (from a post to the Men's Fragrance board)

by JaimeB on 4th February 2015 at 04:48 PM
My history of packing fragrances to take on a trip has changed quite a bit over the years. Early on, I packed quite a variety. Once I went on a week-long cruise and packed a different day and evening scent for each day, and then threw in a couple more, in case I changed my mind.

Homeland Security and TSA regulations soon put an end to that kind of extravagance. For a while, I tried to pack more carefully. I made sure to put scents into checked luggage, still taking at least four or

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Updated 4th February 2015 at 05:13 PM by JaimeB

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November in Europe, Paris Part One

by JaimeB on 3rd February 2015 at 09:06 PM
When we returned from our trip to Europe toward the middle of November, all four of us were sick; it was some cold that was going around Italy that got all of us. We all got sick at different times, one of our traveling companions first, who later ended up with walking pneumonia, and I was the last, but our complete recovery took a couple of weeks. Of course, we’re all perfectly fine now.

The trip was glorious. We started with three days in Paris.

We arrived in Paris on

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Updated 5th February 2015 at 06:35 PM by JaimeB

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November in Europe, Paris Part Two

by JaimeB on 3rd February 2015 at 09:06 PM
Returning by the rue St-Jacques, we passed the Lycée Louis le Grand, the setting for Judith Rock’s historical mystery series set in the then-Jesuit seventeenth-century school. Rock's sleuth, Jesuit scholastic Charles du Luc, is one of my favorite literary detectives. Back through the Île de la Cité and along the Right Bank quays, we trudged the rest of the fifteen-and-a-half miles we had slogged that day. That evening, on our way back to the Place des Vosges for our dinner reservation at La Place

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Updated 12th February 2015 at 05:01 PM by JaimeB

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November in Europe, Rome

by JaimeB on 3rd February 2015 at 09:05 PM
Early the next morning with bags repacked we were on our way to Rome. The Lufthansa flight from Paris to Frankfurt was pleasant and polite; we were amply fed and cosseted, in good German fashion. In Frankfurt, we were to connect with two friends flying in from home and continue to Italy for the rest of our trip. Their plane was late, we were waiting for them in the wrong airport lounge, and we practically ran through the large, unfamiliar Frankfurt airport to catch up with them and find our gate,

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Updated 12th February 2015 at 05:24 PM by JaimeB

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November in Europe, Florence Part One

by JaimeB on 3rd February 2015 at 09:04 PM
The next morning held our last remaining moments in Rome. Alas, Enzo was not on duty to hail us a cab, and the concierge on duty was of a distinctly inferior sort. We needed a taxi that could hold the luggage of four travelers, so he counseled us to drag our bags the short distance to the Piazza Barberini where we could find a cab with a trunk big enough for all our stuff. We found one and were off to the Tiburtina station, where we were to catch our train to Florence. We rode on the Freccia Rossa

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Updated 12th February 2015 at 05:29 PM by JaimeB

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