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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th December, 2019

    Congratulations to RHM's daughter on passing her RN exam! Such a wonderful profession.

    I had to be scent-free three days last week, so I am making up for it today in Salome. It's pouring rain and...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    I am wearing Norne. Later today I'm planning on lighting the Fraser Fir candle and getting started on the Christmas cards.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th December, 2019

    A light surgical morning at the humane society, but the male cats were all enormous and medium-to-longhaired. Sometimes it's all scrawny kittens, so the change of pace was nice. I came home and put...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019

    Quarry, there was a segment on the news here about the shooting at your high school. Just awful, so scary for everyone. My heart goes out to you and your town, and to Ryan, too. Such events are...
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    Re: Amber fragrance on a budget

    Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Essence (the replacement for Cashmere Mist) is pretty inexpensive. It's amber, some flowers, some sandalwood. Donna Karan Black Cashmere if you can find it is more spicy.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st December, 2019

    Happy Anniversary and glad to hear you are recovering, RHM!

    Inespenes, I hope your move went well despite the setbacks.

    Cook.bot, Atelier has an Advent calendar this year. Mostly scent, a few...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 30th November, 2019

    Cook.bot--I love your signature today. Panthere parfum is one of the four scents for which I own multiple backups. And thanks for the tip about gumbo!

    Inesespenes--Good luck with your move, I hope...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 29th November, 2019

    HoP--The duck was the prettiest bird I've ever taken out of my oven, a rich burnished brown from the balsamic glaze. It tasted wonderful, moist and rich. I stripped the carcass and made stock late...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 28th November, 2019

    I slept 10 hours last night so I felt well enough today to make my Thanksgiving duck, with Cranberry Balsamic Vinegar and Honey glaze. It smells wonderful, the skin is getting crisp, and the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 27th November, 2019

    Teardrop, I'm so glad your presentation is finished and your refrigerator once more has a working door!

    PL, those kitties would have won me over, too. They are adorable, and much more fun than...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 20th November, 2019

    Posting really late today. My time at the humane society was cut short when I got a call late yesterday that my endocrinologist had a cancellation for this morning. The earliest appointment I could...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 19th November, 2019

    I'm sampling Ciel d'Opale. It's nice but not very interesting.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 18th November, 2019

    Un Bois Vanille today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    Ombre Leather this evening. I can barely keep my eyes open, it will probably be an early night.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    Cook.bot, bless you for taking pity on your refugee.

    Quarry, that sounds like a wonderful but awfully laborious job! I have put it on my to-do list.

    I am wearing Ambre Precieux this morning,...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 16th November, 2019

    Cook.bot, kitty craziness is the reason I adopted an adult cat. Many years ago one of my kittens leaped off the top of a bookshelf onto my head and dug in all 20 claws to stay on. I've never...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 12th November, 2019

    Happy Birthday, Perfumed Lady! :birthdays::birthdays:

    Mike, sounds like you had a wonderful NYC trip. I love NYC.

    I am wearing Twilly today. It's raining and overcast but Twilly is light and...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 11th November, 2019

    Jour d'Hermes this morning. I have jinxed my gym visit by putting on my workout clothes the first thing this morning. I've noticed when I do that I tend not to go...I do better by changing into them...
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    Re: Introduction and Question

    Your writing style is familiar, YWYHO. I'm sure you've been here before, and quite recently.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 10th November, 2019

    It's overcast and cold, and I've got to return some library books ahead of the holiday tomorrow and I want to bake something with dates this afternoon. I always think of dates as fall food, probably...
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    Re: Casual fragrances for teenage boys

    I wouldn't call any of these "casual" fragrances.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 9th November, 2019

    After nearly two weeks of dry days, it's raining. I'm wearing Stash to try and keep warm, I poked the thermostat up a bit, too.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 8th November, 2019

    CBIHP Black March this morning.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 7th November, 2019

    Trilby, I am so happy you were not seriously injured. But scary anyway. Glad you are taking it easy.

    I am full of energy this morning, two loads of washing done and the house cleaned. Putting up...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 5th November, 2019

    Oh, gosh, late again posting here, had a doctor's appt. this morning. I'm wearing Champagne du Bois on this foggy cold day.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 4th November, 2019

    My giant bottle of Cologne pour le Soir was front and center in the cabinet this morning, so I put some on.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 3rd November, 2019

    Oh Quarry, I am so sorry! Spending a day stuck on a train sounds awful, especially since you and ComDiva had your day planned together. I hope you can meet soon.

    No scent for me today, the...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 1st November, 2019

    I'm wearing Le Labo Ylang 46? 49? Something in the forties, anyway. A decant that I got at the Chicago meetup.
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    Re: Most worn in October 2019

    Single wears all month, but lots of incense and leather. Chanel and Guerlain were popular houses.
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    Thunked the decant of Cuir Pleine Fleur. Such a nice everyday leather, if I didn't already have so much perfume I'd buy a bottle.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 29th October, 2019

    More leather for me this week in Cuir Pleine Fleur. We have a wind advisory here and it's cold but sunny. I love autumn days like this.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 28th October, 2019

    Had a massage, took a shower. Now I'm wearing Tihota.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 28th October, 2019

    Cold and sunny here, I'm wearing Mazzolari Lui.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 27th October, 2019

    I'm wearing Cuir Mauresque. It's a gorgeous fall day here and I am wondering how best to take advantage of it.
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    Re: New(ish) fragrances with floral notes?

    Prada Infusion d'Iris
    another vote for Hermes Twilly
    Gucci Guilty
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 26th October, 2019

    Teardrop, congrats on 17K.

    Quarry, rain was forecasted for the afternoon and wet poo is so much worse to pick up...

    I am testing Escentric 03, the vetiver one, with lime, ginger, and iris....
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 25th October, 2019

    Q, I understand. Some days I feel like a total sloth for doing nothing except reading or binge-watching The Great British Baking Show. But I worked really hard when I was working and now I get to...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st October, 2019

    Desarmant today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 20th October, 2019

    I'm wearing L'Heure Bleue this morning. Had chocolate cake for breakfast, unplugged the shower drain, reading Elton John's autobiography. It's a good day so far.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 19th October, 2019

    An extra chorus rehearsal this morning, then I came home, had some chocolate cake, and put on Eau des Merveilles. Now I'm going to take a nap.

    Congrats on your Basenotes Anniversary, Shycat!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th October, 2019

    Happy Birthday Kiliwia! :birthdays::birthdays:

    TrilbyLark, my condolences on the passing of your stepsister. I'm sorry for your loss.

    I'm wearing Tamarindo this morning, it has been so rainy...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th October, 2019

    Happy Birthday, Roberto!! :birthdays::birthdays:

    A last sunny day here before a week of rain sets in. I'm mowing the back yard, pulling up some done-for plants, and generally getting ready for...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th October, 2019

    Kewart, I'm so sorry about your poor night's sleep. I hope tonight's rest with be easy and restorative.

    ClockworkAlice, I'm so sorry to hear about your friend. Thinking of you.

    I am wearing...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th October, 2019

    Happy Birthday, Diamondflame! :birthdays::birthdays:

    The housecleaning gods sent a sign last night that I need another cleaner ASAP--I held up yesterday's trousers, worn while cleaning, to find a...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th October, 2019

    ClockworkAlice, never fear--I bought 2 pet beds for my beasties.

    I'm wearing Oajan today, a Chicago Basenotes meetup purchase. It smells a bit like root beer this morning. I'll be cleaning today,...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th October, 2019

    Quarry, yes it was a little difficult to see out the rear window of the car with all the pet beds in the back seat. And the living room has taken on a fiesta feel with a turquoise and pink cat bed...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th October, 2019

    I'm too lazy to count my clothes. I don't have many and the ones I have, I wear. Except for my business suits, hanging in the guestroom closet. I should give them to Dress for Success but I keep...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th October, 2019

    Ineespenes, I'm so sorry you have to move! Will work help you find a new place?

    Happy Birthday fearless leader Furrypine!

    I am freezing! I've poked the thermostat up twice and I'm wearing a...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th October, 2019

    teardrop, congratulations on both counts! You deserve everything good that is coming your way.

    I'm wearing Organza Indecence today. Haircut later.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    Stepping in here to say that I think this discussion is heading into dangerous waters. Could we confine it to the merits (or not) of the fragrance and omit discussion of what population might or...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th October, 2019

    I'm wearing Kyoto this morning to an annual wellness appointment for Bertie Wooster the cat. He's so easygoing and tolerant it should be a breeze.

    Freewheelingvagabond, how was India? I'm going in...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th October, 2019

    A lovely day here, I'm wearing Lolita Lempicka and trying to decide if I should go and buy a duck at the butcher's today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th October, 2019

    Happy Birthday :birthdays: Knit!

    Great photos, teardrop. You and Mr. T look very happy and relaxed.

    I'm wearing La Liturgie today, one of my favorite incenses.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019

    Whitefluffy! Happy to see you back!

    I'm wearing Eau de Magnolia, a scent I haven't worn since March 2016. The atomizer got stuck, somehow, and I wore other things rather than tinker with it. But I...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st October, 2019

    Hope Mr. Cat has had no complications from his surgery, congrats to Knit on sorting all the yarn, and hoping Mr. Quarry is fully recovered. I am reveling in the silence here. It felt like a Bois des...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th September, 2019

    Oh Shycat, I feel so sorry for Mr. Cat, but your telling of the tale brought tears of laughter to my eyes.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th September, 2019

    It's a beautiful, sunny fall day here after a bunch of dark, drizzly days. I'm wearing Une Rose Chypree.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th September, 2019

    They are gone. Lest you think I am the world's most inhospitable hostess, some background: I am an introvert's introvert. I live in a 1000 sq.ft., 1-bath house. I drive a tiny Honda Fit. I was...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    Still hosting the houseguests. In Rhubarb Ecarlate because it cheers me up, and boy, do I need cheering.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th September, 2019

    Post and dash, the houseguests are still here. They say they are staying until Sunday! I am wearing Promesse de l'Aube.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th September, 2019

    Wishing you lovely vacations, teardrop and Trilby Lark! Quarry, numb is gone and the new crowns feel the same as the old teeth.

    This morning it seemed as if every animal had fleas. I came home and...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th September, 2019

    Just back from the dentist, still numb. Wearing Salome to cheer myself up.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd September, 2019

    Overcast, cool, and drippy here as it rained earlier this morning. I'm wearing Panthere and going to the movies in a bit. I have guests coming later in the week and all the things I should be doing...
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    Re: Glitch with registering

    Grant has turned off new registrations temporarily to stop the spamming we've been hit with lately and try to restore lost posts. I'll post back here when he says registrations are back on. Sorry for...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st September, 2019

    Cloudy and cool here, but no rain yet. I'm wearing Stash.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th September, 2019

    I'm wearing Tawaf this morning.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th September, 2019

    Safran Troublant this morning.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th September, 2019

    Well, September is flying by, and its been a few days since I posted, so Happy Birthdays to everyone I missed. Quarry, I saw your house and grounds photos and what you have done is beautiful. All...
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    A massive spam attack, more than one username. I think I cleaned them up for now.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th September, 2019

    I'm pretty far from Trinidad for the synch--I'm wearing MKK.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th September, 2019

    Ryan, two years! I remember when you got engaged, seems like just a few months ago. Have a wonderful trip!

    Mr. Quarry, I hope you are feeling better today.

    ErinK, glad you stopped in!

    I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th September, 2019

    Had a two hour dental appointment for two crowns, so scentless this am. Now I just want to curl up with a hot drink and take a nap. Planning on Bois des Iles when I wake up.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th September, 2019

    Sampling Flos Mortis. It's very early on and the menthol note is very strong. Looking forward to the progression. There were two tornado warnings here last night, quite unusual for Portland....
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th September, 2019

    Mike, I liked it but my wrist was pressed to my nose by the two-hour mark. It must last longer on you.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th September, 2019

    Sampling Eau Moheli today. It's nice. Faint on me after 2 1/2 hours. As opposed to Rhubarb Ecarlate, which is fun enough for me to buy a bottle and respray frequently, Moheli isn't that fun.

    Oooo...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th September, 2019

    I'm wearing Cuir Cannage this cloudy, drizzly morning, the product of going halfsies on a 200ml bottle with ExtremeK in Chicago. This and Chanel CdR are probably my favorite leathers. Knize Ten was...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th September, 2019

    I'm synching! So often I forget or don't want to wear what the synch prescribes for the day. But today I'm in Oeillets Rouges, a wonderful carnation if you like a lot of clove. Debating whether to go...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th September, 2019

    Thank you everyone who congratulated me on my BN Anniversary. Time flies! It doesn't seem that long ago that I joined. So many wonderful friends linked by a love of fragrance. I treasure you all.
    ...
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    Re: Most worn in August 2019

    Late to the party, but I had single wears all August. Only 27, though, so I missed a few days. Looking forward to my orientals this fall.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019

    I'm wearing Pacific Lime. I have a massage in a couple of hours and this should be mostly gone by then.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 2nd September, 2019

    I'm wearing Prada Amber, strangely not in the directory.
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    Re: Need Recommendations for Three Aunts

    Tocca, available at Sephora, has some nice scents, and rollerballs are under $30. Women seem to like both Stella and Collette and my Sephora carries six or eight of the line. Stella and Collette are...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st September, 2019

    Congratulations on your nine year Basenotes anniversary, teardrop! Sorry your team didn't win, but it sounds like a good time was had, anyway.

    I am wearing Azemour today and going to find a frame...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 31st August, 2019

    Heading to an outdoor art exhibition this morning, wearing my latest layering experiment--TF Patchouli Absolue and Zoologist Civet. So delightfully skanky!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th August, 2019

    I'm wearing Tihota this morning. Later I'll be twins with Donna after I dig out my bottle of Avon Occur! Love that exclamation point in the name.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 29th August, 2019

    Thank you Cook.bot for dissuading me from adopting that kitten. A night of sleeping on it, and the realization that in a 1000 sq ft house I really have nowhere to put another litter box finally...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th August, 2019

    Happy 9 year BN Anniversary, Cc! Always interested to see what you are wearing.

    It's 99F on my patio so I am staying inside, wearing Outrageous. I am trying to talk myself out of adopting a 4...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 27th August, 2019

    The temperature has dropped 25 degrees since the sun went down and I'm wearing Josef Statkus, courtesy of ComDiva. :vrolijk_26:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 27th August, 2019

    It was 95F here today and nothing in my wardrobe looked appealing. So I am commando today, perfume-wise, and may be again tomorrow when it is supposed to be even hotter. Spraying ice water on my face...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th August, 2019

    Cook.bot, Happy Birthday! I hope you treat yourself to something wonderful today.

    Two spritzes of Twilly on the wrists this a.m. before a quick trip to the doctor for a regular checkup. I dread...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th August, 2019

    I'm an autumn/winter fan. I don't really like summer at all--I like a few days of sunshine, but not heat. It's a lazy Sunday here, too, watching the Fedex Tour Championship. Today I'm sampling Champs...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th August, 2019

    No perfume until now! I'm wearing Wit, for the first time in about 2 years. The last time I wore it, it was sooo sweet, so I cut down my sprays to two and it's just right.

    Shycat and Mr. Cat,...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd August, 2019

    I'm wearing Rogue Derviche this morning. Cool and overcast here.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd August, 2019

    I'm wearing Rogue Derviche this morning.
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    Re: La Perfumerie Moderne Shuttered?

    Merchant & Rhoades in Chicago carries La Perfumerie Moderne, I saw them during the Basenotes Meetup.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22nd August, 2019

    A gorgeous early fall day here, sunny and in the '70s. I'm wearing California Reverie.
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    Re: Taking my leave

    These arguments are going in circles. Thread closed for now.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th August, 2019

    Congratulations on 10 years, CuddleCat!

    I'm wearing Chypre Mousse.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 19th August, 2019

    PL, I didn't get any Dragon, either, and I love D600. One of my top 10!
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    Re: Do you wear "male" parfum?

    I'm another Bel Ami person, also Virgin Island Water, Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood, Parfums de Marley Oajan, SL Cuir Mauresque and MKK, some Amouage attars and Reflection Man, and Mazzolari Lui. I...
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