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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 25th June, 2019

    Daylilies do orange the best of any plant in the world! One of my very favorites is Spacecoast Sunkist Splendor-- pictures do not do ANY justice to the glowing quality of soft yellow orange with...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 25th June, 2019

    No, not really. I've read some that claim to be scented, but I've got about 200 and never noticed any scent on any of mine. My parents had a daylily farm with several hundred more varieties--none...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 24th June, 2019

    Most of my daylilies are tetraploids. They have a heavy, waxy substance that allows those ruffled borders. I do have some outstanding diploids and they are easier garden plants as their blossoms...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 22nd June, 2019

    Back from Saturday night at Mr. Cat's. I wore Kai and waterproof mascara--what a waste! A "date" so bad it became entertaining for it's surreal quality. Mr. Cat is having a gout attack and ate an...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 22nd June, 2019

    Blow his hair back, Trilby. Heh heh. What color car did you choose? Moving right along to therapeutic housework as a form of exercise: to me, that just pairs one hell with another hell. Double...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 21st June, 2019

    I called my mother about a movie I'd accidentally left there. She also had found and used some of my Pacifica French Lilac body butter--a Basenoter recommended purchase. :smiley: "You might as...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 21st June, 2019

    In sync and keepin' it real today in Hawaiian Tropic suntan oil.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    OPI Big Apple Red
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    My niece came back from Japan and one of the things she really missed were the heated toilet seats with warm water bidets. Truly, you do use it every day--ladies especially, if you recall the gender...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

    It's delicious.



    Yes, warm butts rock my world as well---not so much in the morning as at 2am. But, whatever floats your boat.



    Now that I've seen the butt in question live and in...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 17th June, 2019

    Happy Birthday, Bavard, and many happy returns!

    I am feeling inferior today. Possibly because I am inferior. Q, my yard is the worst yard on the street. I've not put out any flowers this...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Blind buy-- Shay & Blue White Peaches.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 16th June, 2019

    Happy Father's Day to all the Basenotes Dads!

    En Passant for me today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 12th June, 2019

    Speaking of eldercare, Mr. Cat's mother comes home today and I'm getting the hell outta dodge--chaos will ensue. I am going up to KY, where the chaos is kept to a dull roar, to see the mad woman...
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    Re: A question for women

    :wink: No problem. Oakmoss isn't my thing.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 10th June, 2019

    Happy Birthday Trilby!!!

    Foxbins -- like others...octopus on a stick really got me. Safe journey to you.

    I'm keyed up and excited for the NBA game tonight. Kevin Durant will be back...but...
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    Re: A question for women

    I hate Mitsouko.


    .........................

    Let's see some division begin.


    .......................:evil:...............
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 9th June, 2019

    Penhaligon's Elisabethan Rose....now, nap.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 8th June, 2019

    Ah, tdem, Happy Birthday! I wish I had more time to read the threads, I feel frazzled these days. Mr. Cat and I have some issues, but once he's traveling for work that leaves me to go to the rehab...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th June, 2019

    I'm with Robin and Hazel (poor toe!) in Perfect Coconut milk today. I've been busy myself lately--so odd.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th June, 2019

    *shudder*

    I wore Rosarium with a touch of Teint de Neige on my wrists today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th June, 2019

    2 am. Frog in bucket.

    ETA: 2:19 Second frog in second bucket.

    ETA: Also, 8 inch turtle in a third bucket. I got lots-o-buckets.

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th June, 2019

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    Hello! Two more kittens poke out their wee noses. My biggest gray boy is Zlatan for Acey's favorite soccer player on the LA Galaxy soccer team, which he and his family have recently began...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd June, 2019

    I don't care for the Kai Rose. I don't know about Kai Jasmine--don't find such a thing on their site. I'm an old obsessive fan of original Kai in the original oil formulation. The edp is awful to...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd June, 2019

    I'm shocked to find it is June 3rd.

    Less shocked to discover two more solid gray kittens. I am in therapeutic heaven down in my finished basement--used to be my eldest son's "room"....learning...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 2nd June, 2019

    You smell good. :smiley:

    Wishing you both good trips Foxbins and Kewart!

    And now, back to our regularly scheduled program. Rosarium and fuzzy kittens. I've have Bluebell a month and I've...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st May, 2019

    It's Saturday and I can't stop watching this.....
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st May, 2019

    I'm enjoying my day and deep in No. 22!

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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Thank you all! I also am in sync with four spritzes of vintage Chanel No. 22 parfum. Ah, what a rush!!!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    YES! Go Raptors!
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Good. There are two of us and together we can take on the world.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I'm honored to be the focus that vacuumed you in.:evil:
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    http://theperfumedcourt.com/Products/White-Floral---A-niche-Beginners-Guide-to-White-Florals---5-samples__whitefloralbeginpw.aspx

    "White Florals are rich, sumptuous and some can be indolic -...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I'll sync with vintage No.22 parfum.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 29th May, 2019

    Hey ExtremeK--- Lys Carmin found a good home. A powdery rose tinged lily with a hint of tangy spice. Soft, feminine. It's doesn't knock my socks off...read: easy to wear I'll finish it without a...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    A fine choice! Btw, I gave Chicago real estate to Eric Buterbaugh's Fragile Violet and Celestial Jasmine with you in my mind. I couldn't remember which one you were interested in (likely the...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    You have so many choices it boggles the mind. :kiss:
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    But of course I'm here, and you know I have an opinion! Boucheron's Place Vendome is the one that I'd be interested in trying by notes and reviews. :smiley:
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    Re: Chicago Meet-Up Reports, May 25, 2019

    I didn't get Little Song unless I've lost it already, but I got the other four and the atomizer. All I need now is a sari.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 29th May, 2019

    I need this gif on my wall instead of some crappy lilac painting. :grin: I'm in Salt Caramel today. A bunch of it.
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    Re: Chicago Meet-Up Reports, May 25, 2019

    Ah, those are simply valid questions! I ask those same questions...it's just with Basenotes history I ask more as a curious polling to see where I can send certain samples to a good home.

    This...
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    Re: Chicago Meet-Up Reports, May 25, 2019

    ^^^ $12,500:smiley:
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    Re: Chicago Meet-Up Reports, May 25, 2019

    I did indeed curse my frail mind and body for giving out on me! I'm still planning to call The Drake and Hildt Galleries to see how much greenery is required to acquire the lilac painting. God only...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2019

    Creed Love in White
    Malle En Passant
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    Re: Chicago Meet-Up Reports, May 25, 2019

    I had a profoundly fabulous time. I've fallen in love with Trilby Lark, who took very good care of me, and with someone I recall as Annette who rescued me from sensory overload at the Merz. :) ...
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    Re: May 25, 2019 • Basenotes Chicago Meet-Up

    Sweet home, Chicago.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd May, 2019

    Q, I was flying into Chicago and doing public transport. My son decided not to come home so my plans changed as I needed to drop off the dog in Kentucky. Then I got back from the dry cleaners and...
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    Re: May 25, 2019 • Basenotes Chicago Meet-Up

    pm'd you.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st May, 2019

    :grin: Laughing despite myself, Shemelimelle. I was distracted today and never got past my Rosarium wake up spray. I'm in Salt Caramel for night.
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    Re: May 25, 2019 • Basenotes Chicago Meet-Up

    TRILBY!!!! STAY WITH ME!!!! Ahem. Not sure you could hear me. :grin: I have a room at the Drake with two twin beds in case my son wanted to come---but he has a job interview. I have it Friday...
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    Re: May 25, 2019 • Basenotes Chicago Meet-Up

    I'm driving. :shocked:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 20th May, 2019

    N. Cal. I thought of you as soon as I saw the internet frown over GOT. It strikes me as fitting, somehow, that the ending would be unsatisfactory. I never watched it, but I read a couple or three...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 19th May, 2019

    Mike, best wishes for a speedy recovery to your partner. Bad times when one can't walk. :sad:

    I'm immersed in the NBA playoffs. Wearing A Lilac A Day.
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    Re: May 25, 2019 • Basenotes Chicago Meet-Up

    May I claim the Van Cleef & Arpels Lys Carmin? It sounds right up my considerably wide alley.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th May, 2019

    Congrats on the posting milestone, Foxbins---quick to listen and slow to speak! Q, sorry to hear your mister is under the weather and wish him good recovery (haven't read to see his illness, but...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th May, 2019

    Good afternoon my lovelies! I'm resting in the calm before the storm. Lucky for me my brother is off on a trip tomorrow and I'll go to KY to keep company with my own private mama. We have tunafish...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 10th May, 2019

    Eh, Friday snuck up on me and I forgot to sync. I'm in Ninfeo Mio again from Acey's kind sample....dwindling sample. I've tested it and sniffed it many times as a little sote pick-me-up but it's...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th May, 2019

    I had a vintage sample of Bal a Vers. It was a universe of no way. Best of luck to you. :smiley:



    I'm sorry to hear you're ill. Hope it goes easy on you. I want you to know I bought 3...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th May, 2019

    Hello and welcome, Eeo! I've looked at HoS many, many times with bottle lusty drool welling outta my open mouth. (Too graphic?) Have not pulled that trigger....yet. :smiley:



    Woot! I...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th May, 2019

    Strong work Mr. Inees!

    Regarding roses--almost. 102016

    I'm in Fleur de the Rose Bulgare for a happy match. Did not move even one ounce of rip rock today. Still tired.....
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th May, 2019

    Bullshit. It was hard. It's hard for me to even think about. :wink:
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th May, 2019

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    Yes! Fragrance wise, I wore A Lilac a Day.

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    eta: Aha. The longest side of a photo goes horizontal. Cropped to a square-ish, the pic is posted correctly.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd May, 2019

    I'm sorry....I lapsed into a coma thinking about this....I meant to post my sotd 5 hours ago....



    When my father died, my mother kinda grieved and kinda relieved. Nonetheless, pretty soon...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st May, 2019

    (((Teardrop))) I'm sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and Mr. Teardrop.




    So. Brave. :grin: I'm lots better--tendonitis settled down, hands/arms settling down, crutches put away,...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    ^^^ Lip twins since I can. :smiley:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th April, 2019

    ^^^ I got to smell Dirty Ginger in the Blind Pass II. Fabulous.

    I have been almost motionless today. Passed an uneventful 24 hours in No. 22 edt. Cut foot is better, swollen ankle better. ...
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    Re: Favorite talcum powder perfumes?

    Yup, this is a recent acquisition and obsession with me--new and vintage, and for once the new suits me best. I layer it with a bit of Teint de Neige oil on my wrists to extend the powder reality. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th April, 2019

    That's an awesome thing to have hanging in your kitchen, Q ! It's lovely, both the stitching and the sentiment. :smiley:



    A fine choice I must say.

    I am feeling better this evening with...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th April, 2019

    Sounds like a good episode. I haven't been watching GOT...can you catch me up on what's happened so far? :grin:



    The foot is a f***ing nightmare. I went to my Jon's old crutches last night...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th April, 2019

    Happy Birthday Cuddlecat and Kellybelle! I'd say set the town on fire but....too close to home!

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    Happy Easter Monsieur! to you and all the Greek Orthodox on this sacred day. I...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th April, 2019

    Oh pooh-pooh. I can add up all my injuries from all life's activities and I promise you: I have more burns, cuts, and grater scars (grated a bit of my thumb knuckle along with fresh coconut one...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th April, 2019

    I like to live my own life even if I'm not good at it. DIY is who I am--punk by nature. Drives my family mad, but it keeps me off the streets. AND I'm in Rosarium for bed--posting on the Saturday...
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    Re: You Have Some Explaining To Do!

    My childhood nickname is Meeshy and then Meeshy-cat because I've loved cats always. (These days, my siblings still call me Meeshy-cat or Catnik.) I am shy among strangers and I still have cats.
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Soooooo tempting. I just got my resurrection order a few days ago (all the way back from my order date of 1-11-19) though so I guess I can resist.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th April, 2019

    Hugs to all of you achy people with get well soon wishes kisses. Backs, feet, hands--lilacs in bloom, trips to Paris/London, running big races, making new perfumes....I slept through it all. I cut...
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    Re: May 25, 2019 • Basenotes Chicago Meet-Up

    :shocked: Thanks, Quarry, for having my back!
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    Re: Can't get PayPal to work

    Yes--that made it work! Thanks!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th April, 2019

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    I'm wearing Hawaiian Tropic suntan oil in your honor. :grin:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019

    It's gettin' biblical round here. Congrats on your purchase, Jon!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019

    I got my Sixteen92 Resurrection 2019 order yesterday. I ordered 1-11-19 and I'd forgotten it entirely--such a nice surprise!!! I'm in The Beach Party-- Pineapple brown sugar cake with tropical fruit...
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    Re: CB I hate Perfumes: Are they worth it?

    Worth is subjective indeed. I have a few sample sizes of CB IHP and they are....not perfumes. I'd categorize them more as little experiences--explorations into the possibles. I get a kick out of...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd April, 2019

    I dreamed of my grandmother. She told me to fry my chicken in bacon grease. I woke up and thought...damn, this is what she wants to me know from the afterlife. Turns out, it's a thing.
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    Can't get PayPal to work

    Any tips on how to get my Basenotes Plus subscription up to date? I try clicking through and my only payment option offered is PayPal but it is always gets me a "Cannot set up" message. It invites...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st April, 2019

    I echo your sentiments -- lilacs or bread....what a tough choice. Rosarium for church but clearly it's En Passant for evening. :wink:
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th April, 2019

    I spent a restful Saturday with the NBA and my kitties--several calls back and forth with my mother as we were watching the same game. I regret living so far away! I *gasp* forgot to wear a...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th April, 2019

    I meditated for about five hours. It really takes some zen status because I tend to jerk when things whip about and coil around my wrist....but I put on garden gloves and very gently carried it by...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th April, 2019

    LOL! Yes, it's a garter snake. As to what did I do with it? So far I took a picture of it. It will be very welcome in my garden...less welcome in my tub. The road from tub to garden is paved...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th April, 2019

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOs1w3zzWCQ
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    I welcome you all to my bathtub this morning--if it's too much for you, you can punt to my pool, happy home to two more frogs. Last one in is a...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th April, 2019

    Impressive photos Liz B--thanks for posting them!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th April, 2019

    Into the mists.....be safe, stay warm.

    I'll join the Chanel party very happily in No. 22. A lot of it. :bath::evil:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th April, 2019

    This all sounds very stressful! Strength and patience to you, Trilby.



    This makes me laugh out loud in delight!

    I'm off to murder frogs in Chanel No. 19.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th April, 2019

    So many exclamation points makes me grin. I like it!!!!!!!!!!!!! :kiss:




    Happy Birthday to you AND your brother! I am sure you are smelling good in the Piña, and ready for an austere...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th April, 2019

    Get wells to the Cuddlecats!




    Yes, I'd like to escape my reality as well.



    I'd not had on the news but Catman just stopped by and commented he'd been watching Notre Dame. I thought...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th April, 2019

    Rosarium for me today. I don't know what kind of bird laid the eggs for sure. I have my binoculars at the ready to spy on her, though. I'm just assuming it's a robin because the eggs are blue. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th April, 2019

    To marketing, re: published perfume notes


    Dear Bitches,

    Liar, liar, pants on fire. Hanging from a telephone wire. While you're there, cut your hair. Stick it down your underwear.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th April, 2019

    How did I miss this? I'm glad you're okay and very sorry for laughing so hard at your pain.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th April, 2019

    There's a frog in my pool and murder in my heart. I'm trying to tap into the zen sync with Perfect Coconut.

    Thank you Mike, for the little goat! He's sooooo cute!
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    BRM, my sympathies to you. I am sorry for your loss.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th April, 2019

    YOU HAVE THE POWER!

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    :smiley: Sounds like a fine day and a good plan Trilby!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th April, 2019

    It's 84F/29C here in Tennessee. I have almost normal looking hair. Smell like baby powder. Life is good (eh, at least it's okay.)
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