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    LMdM, (I am going to join you in writing in color, I'll choose green) I am so sorry for your friends who have homes along the coast. I will be remembering everyone affected this storm in my prayers. We donít even know the extent of all the devastation yet. My inlaws on Long Island are without power. We have not been able to speak with them today yet. As to your other point: I have often ranted about the way people will obsess over sports in the country, yet take no interest in what is going on in their own backyard, much less anything else going on in the world when it is in their own best interest to do so. America is not Europe, as Iím sure you realize. Here, sports = the opium of the masses. Not that I am against sports, but I think there could be a healthier balance between entertainment in general, and other priorities in the world. I have felt this way my whole life, probably because I was never interested in sports, though now I like to watch a game with my husband on occasion, especially soccer. You will not get people in masses out in the streets in America with such passion over any.other.issue. They are anaesthetized with television, Hollywood, and sports.

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    It's not just friends. It's family--and a communal summer home: Now apparently underwater: basement, fully underwater, ground floor--under water. Most of these homes are built in such a way to withstand this sort of thing--especially the older brick ones. This said--there's no way for us to tell what the damage is at this point: We can't even get near the area, we can only see from above the level of flooding. If I live here in the states for most of the time now, it's because I have here an equal part of family, and they are from Philadelphia. Hard for me to focus on anything else just now......At this stage, I am less concerned with the house and more concerned with very elderly members of my family who live in that area: All currently evacuated. TBC.
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    I'm so sorry, dear! I hope and pray that everyone is ok. Please let us know when you can. This is a terrible, terrible storm.

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    lMdM, I too am distressed to hear about your family. I hope that you may have some better news by now, about your elderly relatives. The storm has been absolutely horrific. And lilybelle, I do hope you have heard from your in-laws as well. I haven't heard an update on the news for a few hours as I was in town, but will be checking on the east coast coverage in a few minutes.
    You and your families are in my prayers, and I am thinking of you.

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    Bringing the thread back onto the track, parachuting into Grasse sounds like just the way to hit that shit. Whether I'll be apprenticing at the enfleurage usine so I can make a sinister extract of fresh-faced freckled virgins (unlikely) or just traipsing the cobbled streets in a varicolored combination of grubby LA rocker, avuncular rumpled cream linen suits ca. 1910, and a Renaissance Real Tennis wraparound (cf. The Tudors), you know that Grasse will be "cheezied" in style. Ideally, we could take over the only good club in town and play quirky perfume-themed party music till the break of dawn on some random sleepy Wednesday morning. It'll be just like touring the art galleries of Union Sq., SF, and getting shown $40,000 Chagall prints in the back room, with $11 in my bank account . . . people just assume you're important, wealthy, and deserve lux treatment when you dare.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MonkeyBars View Post
    Bringing the thread back onto the track, parachuting into Grasse sounds like just the way to hit that shit. Whether I'll be apprenticing at the enfleurage usine so I can make a sinister extract of fresh-faced freckled virgins (unlikely) or just traipsing the cobbled streets in a varicolored combination of grubby LA rocker, avuncular rumpled cream linen suits ca. 1910, and a Renaissance Real Tennis wraparound (cf. The Tudors), you know that Grasse will be "cheezied" in style. Ideally, we could take over the only good club in town and play quirky perfume-themed party music till the break of dawn on some random sleepy Wednesday morning. It'll be just like touring the art galleries of Union Sq., SF, and getting shown $40,000 Chagall prints in the back room, with $11 in my bank account . . . people just assume you're important, wealthy, and deserve lux treatment when you dare.
    No matter what, it sounds like FUN. With all the other good stuff.... parachutes optional!

    I'm especially liking avuncular rumpled cream linen suits ca. 1910 and take over the only good club in town and play quirky perfume-themed party music till the break of dawn on some random sleepy Wednesday morning.
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    There's some verve, right there. Bravo, Monkeybars! Thank you for bringing us back on track, and, you know, we actually could parachute in if we really wanted to: One of the only things I miss about France, other than no worries health care that is *real,* is how one might bullshit there way into, or out of, anything: laws, or no laws. There's a bit of rare, deep and undeniable truth in what our man Monkeybars has to say: When you dare.....pff! Why the fuck not? If people can rant and rave over some stupid....game.....why ever would we not storm Grasse and cause some serious mayhem? This said, taking over the local club--we have to know there are probably two--we'll know which one is the target once on site--and making it ours: That's a given. Actually, a nightly given. Who knows? there might be something unexpected in the Molinard shooters: We'll only know if we dare: I volunteer to drink the first pint. I have a French Social Security number, and with that puppy--there's *nothing* to fear. I have a feeling we may just have a third team here: Shinybeast, care to join forces with Monkeybars? Sounds like the perfect co-captain dynamic duo to me. We Grannies might be parading around in jellabas, but we can boogie, and we will. Rednecks, we see your National Healthcare Horn rim specs and raise you pink pearlized cat-eyes with rhinestones. Inga: Are you joining LB and I on team Granny? As I see it, here are the teams, as they develop:

    The Grannies:

    le MdM (Granny Superiour)
    Lilybelle
    Ingami


    The Rednecks

    Dr. Redneck Perfumistico (team Poo-Bah)
    Rubegone


    The Renegades:

    Monkeybars (you two have to battle out your sovereign status. I'm sure I won't dare to get involved)
    Shinybeast


    Fleurine: Where are we putting you? We all know how you staunchly refuse to take sides. Seems to me that on AIR MDM we had to devise a class just for you, remember? You weren't quite a Grande Dame, you definitely weren't a Cocotte, and, as I recall, you were a Harlot at one stage, but didn't you upgrade? And what about Ken? Jellaba? Horn rims? or Goat Leggings for you, Mr?
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    They must choose for themselves, but I can see Fleurine as a Renegade, as she has the right verve and attitude; and Ken as a Red, as he has a bit of the horn-rimmed brainiac about him. That makes nine = three x three. Nine is a very interesting number, just ask Dr. Red. It has rules of its own. Yes, I may be a rhinestone bespectacled granny, but I was BORN to boogie. I like the way this is shaping up. See you later.

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    I would like to be perpetually escorted by someone wearing the goat leggings, weather permitting. Barring that, I do probably belong in the Renegades. But Rubegon in Euro-manpris, I am not sure I can miss that. I am torn.

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    I am still a bit...under the weather but I would love to join the The Rednecks
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    SO: As I see this, we have three teams, with three members each, for the moment: That's a party of 9. Seems logical: I have always been a believer in the number 3. As they develop:

    The Grannies:

    le Mouchoir de Monsieur (Granny Superiour)
    Lilybelle
    Ingami


    The Rednecks:

    Dr. Redneck Perfumistico (Grand Poo-Bah)
    Rubegone
    Ken Russell

    The Renegades:

    Shinybeast (Head Daemon)
    Monkeybars
    Fleurine


    As for Mike, since "Mikes on Bikes" is already taken, we'll have to brainstorm a bit about this. Mike is a pre-approved member, but we musn't forget that as all MDM Flights of fancy are private affairs,--players/attendees must be screened and approved by Granny Superiour you-know-who. (Surprise Surprise) So, naturally, since we are still in team building mode, we are still accepting applications.......All applicants must be willing to submit to initiation process which varies according to subject and may potentially include drinking an entire bottle of *something,* filming the process on their i-phones, and posting it on this thread. If someone would walk me through ONE MORE TIME how to post vids from youtube + vids/pics from my i-photo library, this thread could become *seriously* disturbing *very fast.*
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    I wish I could help you with the posting of vids from an iphone, but I don't have one so I don't know how. I only know how to copy and paste a URL address into the film icon above, and that will post a video from youtube. I think you can post photos into an album in your account here and put those into a post, but I haven't tried that. I am truly a granny there.

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    I'd forgotten I was a pre-approved member, ace! Is that the brown credit card with the big MIKE on it? Ah yes I always keep having to reshuffle it in my wallet with all of my other cards. Thanks for the reminder lmdm and as far as posting video onto this page from your iPhoto library it ain't gonna happen, you must first upload it to some online video site (You Tube, Vimeo, etc) and then at at the end of the 'upload' it will give you a link that you can post. Look forward to seeing them (and, of course to seeing Grasse).

    I swear to you that I just saw the movie 'Perfume' (Based on the Suskind novel, that I read many years ago) and as I am sure that you already know the entire second half of the movie is set in Grasse. I remember the movie and how it was hyped when I first joined Basenotes (was it Mugler or someone did a coffret with the theme of the movie, that was done by Christophe Laudmiel and someone else?). In any event I thought it was very serendipitous this morning to have woken up and read this thread, only days after Grasse had been on my mind. I told Ray, during the movie, I want to go there...I've never been to France and I've wanted to shop in Paris and my boss of 8 years is from Paris (as are about 45% of my realtors) so this trip is coming at Just The Right Time.

    I love it when that happens...
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    Yes. It's that card that just says:

    MIKE

    and has all the bit about over 21 yada yada yada on the back.
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    Which team to choose??? Auntie Knit isn't quite ready to be a Granny, probably could not keep up with the Renegades, and although I love Redneck P to death, I'm really not a "midwest" type. hmmmmmm....what a pickle.
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    OK - I'm back. Still haven't decided what I'm wearing, but I think mirrored aviator glasses and red boots are a must. I just need to fill in everything in between. Rednecks is probably right for me, unless there's a nerd team. That's probably the same team, although I am

    Quote Originally Posted by Fleurine View Post
    I would like to be perpetually escorted by someone wearing the goat leggings, weather permitting. Barring that, I do probably belong in the Renegades. But Rubegon in Euro-manpris, I am not sure I can miss that. I am torn.
    Waitaminit! I thought I put enough caveats and conditions on that to ensure that it would never actually happen. Let's see, it was only if you actually show up with a spray-on tan, beaded cornrows, and don't somehow still look fabulous.

    I know how this will play out. You fashionable people have a way of always looking great whatever you're wearing. I'm sure that you and MdM will pop off the train in Grasse in corn rows and a moo-moo and look like effin' movie stars anyway - and I'll be the poor slob shuffling around in capri pants!

    Nadal doesn't count - he's a sporty Euro dude. They can get away with wearing all kinds of goofy crap and still look cool. Although he looks like a dork in those pants anyway. He just needs a pair of lilybelles ballet flats.

    Now, don't get me wrong - I don't think all short pants are horrible. The 400 year old kind that MdM wears with thigh-high socks make a bizarre enough look in the 21st C to transcend any mundane ideas of goofiness or coolness. On the spectrum of modern fashion they are nowhere - they are off in space somewhere, looking down on the both the impossibly chic and the incredibly tragic. That beyond cool.

    Me wearing manpris is solidly on that spectrum, in a horrible ghetto of clueless dudes wearing fanny packs, Crocs, baseball caps with flaps on the back, animal print spandex, and all sorts of other monstrosities.

    No drinking any Molinard anything for me, by the way. I'm going to drink my favorite beverage when in a hot place in Europe - a nice cold lager. In France, Kronenbourg 1664. No parachutes for me either. I don't do things that might end with me scattered over a large area if I can avoid it. Not anymore, at least.
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    Well, ehm, Fleurine, Dear....ehm....you see.....The Rednecks are the Nerds. Do you think the Grand Poo-Bah would have it any other way? We all knew you would be the perfect fit, unless Mike's taking applications. I hear they do a lot of steaming and massaging over there. Me: I can't go near steam or get a massage or go for a beauty treatment: I just come out all red. At any rate, I do think the Rednecks are appropriate for you: I will point out, I expect to see coveralls (and they can't be MARNI) with the Thierry Lazry sunglasses: "Virginity" would ROCK on you, with your coloring. It's time. Concerning Knick at Knite, you mightn't want to begin picking teams: Im afraid you haven't been approved yet. If you would like, kindly Submit your application by PM on my profile page and someone will be in touch. If more personal info is required, Ma Main Droite, My Right Hand Man, Nigel Himself may be in touch. (he's already complaining about this, but he's perfectly civil, as many Readers here might attest.)

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    And by the way: Happy Hallowe'en to all, and a Lovely All Saints Day (today) I was an Incroyable, and so was my buddy Steve. I wore: Pierre Hardy Summer Red piqsuede booties, the peerless American Apparel Summer Red coton blend thigh high socks, my own violet silk velvet knee breeches, a romeo gigli aubergine and linden green stripey silk shantung waistoat, a vintage Dolce & gabana all-over embroidered in tarnished gold thread hot pink nehru waist coat over that, a John Galliano Napoleon the Third frock coat in ash green calfskin, a white shirt, and my beloved some random Dutch Designer Manganese blue Sperm Tie. R & F, you will love this: The print is a photographic repro of microspic sperm blown up so you know what's going on. I also wore a summer red head band I made out of summer red calf skin and a fluorescent chrystanthemum green bit of couture gown strap. On top of all I wore my John Galliano "Turtle Trench," the strangest raincoat anyone has ever seen made from irrescant beetle- green heavy taffectas-like impermiable, with a hood worthy of the French Lieutenant's Woman. I also glued rhine stones all over the left side of my face---which--in bed now--have all stuck.
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    Gosh! That sounds pretty amazing. I was just a witch.

    Post a pic!!

    And a lovely All Saint's Day to everyone.



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    Sounds like the fabulous get-up lMdM - I was more or less an embarrassed ghost with dreadlocks. ( Pink ) Mostly I looked like I was going like a kite with hair - it was so windy!

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    Glad you did the rhinestones on the face lmdm, your outfit needed a little something...so plain. (giggle)
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    I'm all for an extravagantly rip-roaring good time. I just hope we don't get ourselves escorted out of town like this...




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    Non, non, Ma Tante, none of that. The thing about France is that, with the right manners, you can do anything. With the wrong ones, I'm afraid you're somewhat cooked. This is why I've appointed myself "Granny Superiour." In the event of a run in with La Police, I'll deal with them, and we'll let Mike handle the CRS (The Military Police). I'm predicting that we'll be the toast of the town--that there will be t-shirts about us--postcards--we'll become legends. If we decide to make a yearly event, I'll bet anything by the third year Monsieur le Maire declares it a Jour Ferie, and stages a parade to welcome: Imagine the entire city of Grasse chanting "Vive les Ringardes! Vive les Ringardes!" When we burst into town, or fly in, depending on what goes on at Burning Man (is anybody in our troupe going to Burning Man?), a Magical Mystery Tour will begin. Renegades: We're happy to see you parade about in your Goat Leggings, but do see if you can come up with some Sargent Pepper's Ringleader Jackets to go with them, hmm? We Grannies are going to look a bit like that band....is it the Symphonix Spree? The one where, it's a band, but there's about 60 members, they all wear these long cloaks, and it's rumoured that they are a cult? I suppose Inga will count as an entire army of people, as we will be decking her out daily in meters and meters of chiffon and entire barnyards worth of feathers: Oh, and, Grannies, don't let's forget our stick on rhinestones: I had the whole left side of my face covered with them for Hallowe'en, and not only did they stay on, but they didn't even feel odd, until i touched my face, at which point I would jump with shock, as one tends to forget they're even there. The make-up artist even wanted to do my eyes in them, but I drew the line. I was an "Incroyable," but, at the party, someone came up and asked me if "I was a Lieber Bag." Here's my latest innovation. I think, since we're now three teams, we each should each pick perfume families to defend. We Grannies are claiming the entire family of fluffy Old Lady Scents. (Bal a Versailles, Chantilly, L'Heure Bleue, that sort of thing) I was thinking the Rednecks might plant their Warner Bros. Alien flag onto "The Modern Classics:" Dr. Red actually *likes* Chanel--and so does Fleurine--By the way--Rubegone--I thought you were Fleurine upstairs. Both of you seem to be on a bit of a Disney kick lately. When I read the post, I thought: "Hmmmm. Fleurine's finally on something. It's about bloody time!" I've only just recently realized it was you. I think Dr. Red, Fleurine, and Rube make a great trio--and of course your writer, Ma Tante Lilybelle and our Ingami National will be a perfect marriage: Shinybeast and Monkeybars--are you adopting Mike, or is Mike going to have his own Mikeymike Club with the CRS? (Must wear ears) At any rate: I was assigning Niche to the Renegades. Keep in mind we all might have to drink our own poison: Each group can pick their own family to defend, but we Grannies own the whole Fluffy Dreamy Powdery Lyrical thing. I'm imagining that if we book far enough in advance, we may be able to occupy an entire B&B or small auberge, and I will broker a spectacular deal. Renting a Chateau isn't out of the question either: Some come equipped with rotten Citroen DS-41's in the garage, and if we're parachuting in, we may just as well have a Chateau with grounds to land, if I'm not high off the Burning Man experience and insist we land smack in the middle of town on Place du Marche (on a Saturday, of course.) Just so all the locals know we've arrived.
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    Oooooh! Modern classics! Or even "future classics"! I do think that I could imbibe just a bit of any Chanel.

    Mmmmmmmm.

    I'm watching The Wild Wild West right now. THOSE CLOTHES. At one time - so modern! Yet now, so...... steampunk! And all the better if they were simply billowing with Chanels from a much later era!

    I think I'm going to like this!
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    Polyphonic Spree, a cult of Flaming Lips enthusiasts perhaps



    btw, next Sunday, the 11th is the World Beard and Mustache growing contest in Las Vegas! Le MdM, you should parachute in for that!

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    Sorry about the Snow White confusion, MdM. Our friends are very kind in humoring my immature fixation on the fairest one of all.

    Moderns, eh? I suppose I could live with that. Dr. Red will be in heaven, and I'm sure F could manage.

    i could probably chug some Chanel Eau de Cologne - does that count? That stuff is just delicious. If the people of Grasse are even a little like you describe them, I love them already. Can I wear a Stetson? I don't normally, but as a Texan, I like to live up to people's expectations when I travel. I'm sure they'd appreciate it, and I will need some shade anyway.
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    You Rednecks might consider having western themed attire as a unifying aspect: After all, We Grannies have "The Polyphoinc Spree" on our minds. (thanks, SB) Yes: The Polyphonic Spree. I swear I was *at* the concert depicted above--at the Great American Music Hall in SF: If not, it was the same tour and they did the same while balloon downing scenario--yet it seemed as if there were more of them--at least 60 band members--and in concert they provide a wall of feel-good sound like no-one--all in their caftans--flowers and bare feet. To me--they are *so 90's.* But, of course, even though strictly *nothing* happened in the 90's (after living through the fabulously THRILLING 80's in France, the 90's begain in 1989 and everything was supposed to be like the Polyphonic Spree--we all let our hair grow long--all of us started wearing beads and amulets--Romeo Gigli was the "it" designer--it was the dawning of the New Age: What I call my "pink period." Tori Amos wore those chiffon "knickers" with the ridiculous boots in the "Silent All these Years" video, the one with "the Nasty Dress" ("your mother shows up in a nasty dress and it's your turn now to stand where I stand") I showed up at L'Olympia in Paris at noon that day, in attire, and waited in front of the door until 8:00pm JUST to make sure I was *in* her crotch--I WORSHIPPED her--everyone did--(If SOMEONE could find the GD Video! & post it! Tori Amos--the ORIGINAL "silent all these years" one--she's wearing all these floaty chiffon things and she's in a wood box at one point--and plays this beat up piano--that video *STILL* looks amazing to me and when they flash the hot pink "nasty dress" with the strapy satin FM shoes on the floor--I *STILL* get a thrill. All girls looked like Tori OVERNIGHT in paris--Henna was the new color for hair, and that whole *no make up* make up was it--the *no jewelry* jewelry--and yet we men could PILE ON the beads--there was never such an influential video: Tori Amos LAUNCHED high waisted bell bottoms and all manner of other fashion movements then--HOWEVER--the whole thing came to a grinding halt, and we early adopters were all left standing there looking like fools in our Romeo Gigli get ups--shriner's hat & all--(I have pictures from this era and I seem to always be wearing some sort of velvet cap with tassels--and of course EVERYTHING is pink, brown, or aubergine, except for the amber beads--of which--in some pictures--I am wearing what looks to be at least 20 strands--those were the years I was stoned 24/7--and that's when I bought my garret flat in Amsterdam--and would go every weekend to sit in Vondel Park and burn incense.) At any rate--the Polyphonic Spree look--and sound--like the early 90's in Paris. This whole thing just hit the wall when Nirvana came to town--we new age rainbow hippies looked idiotic over night & suddenly we had to tear all our gigli up and I started wearing all my gigli coats as skirts with lace up boots. Nirvana changed *everything* when they blew into town. It takes the French awhile to get into the hard stuff. To this day, their music sensibilities are so much "softer" than in any other country. Nirvana did it though. Kristin McMenamy shaved off her brows, Marc Jacobs "happened," and the new in thing was then *not* to look like the Polyphonic Spree, it was to look like a complete mess and do heroin. I never did heroin--but I sure did look like a mess: A photo shoot was done in my apartment then--I still have the echtachromes-- & in it you can't tell what sex I am: You just cant--& I am wearing EVERYTHING the wrong way--my trademark then: Striped leggings with a gigli coat warpped around my hips as a skirt--and so many strange things on top--you can't quite tell what I have on--After Nirvana--I hardly ever wore pants: I would wrap *anything* around my hips--a bedspread--anything--and those would be my bottoms--long underwear became the actual pants--and then the obligatory boots. Ah, the 90's. The "NOTHING DECADE." It was what introduced the idea of "NOTHING" as culture--and we've been there ever since. The 80's were the last of the great Cathartic Decades. I must admit--even though the Polyphonic Spree are *Clearly* dong "Neo-90's," I still dig them--and their following. Go to a Polyphonic Spree concert & you are GUARANTEED a good time--as they say: "Follow the day!" ----SO EARLY 90's!!!!!!! Ah, but after "being" the 80's--not much looks all that interesting, I must say. In America--people escaped the 80's. It was *very different* in Europe. We were all 4AD and that lot--you in the US had Madonna and that one band everyone loved here that *nobody* (at least that I knew) even knew about--the seagulls was it?--we did have Spandau Ballet & the Belle Stars--but the *real deal* was all underground. Pics of me from the time: Incessantly in black and looking a bit like Peter Murphy, my then 100% "I want to be him" Idol. Bauhaus, you know: "She's In Par-tays." How can you not dig that? The whole idea then was to look ill and dying--and--by God, I *DID.* I would paint in the dark circles--my mother would FLIP when I would get off the plain looking like I escaped from Hospital. At an rate: You Rednecks down for the Western theme? Fleurine? You have any of that on hand, so you can be "Poccahauntus meets Poindexter?" What about the Rens? Are you even in? We *are* doing this......

    PS: If anybody wants to have *the* Polyphonic Spree "Experience" there's only one album to own: It's called "Together We're Heavy." a 70 minute feel-good neo 90's feel-good fest. "Your New Age....."
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    Quote Originally Posted by lilybelle View Post
    I'm all for an extravagantly rip-roaring good time. I just hope we don't get ourselves escorted out of town like this...



    If we get escorted out, and NO! can't happen, can it? Anyway, if any escorting is done, could I be escorted by this guy on the far left in the photo? But no, I won't be the woman he's escorting in the photo, Bless her heart - I'll be the one showing up as a "whole army of people" in waves of chiffon, oodles of feathers and wafting a might trail of Bal a Versailles, I think it would be very fitting and perfectly delicious!

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    Haha, Inga--yes: "that gyu on the far left" looks *exactly* like me--ask Lilybelle--she's seen the latest portrait done in Paris last month by Athys de Galzain--so, yes--you can.

    AND: OMG!!!!! Ma Tante Lilybelle! FINALLY!!!!! Now *Everybody* can see the "Nasty Dress." I *still* get a....ahem....when I watch this. Here's the girl that burned into my brain for the rest of my life what "Hot" looks like. Pity, as so bluntly put by Fleurine, she now looks like "a troll."
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    Of course, Inga! He's the cute one. You can have him later, but I will have need of his arm in case of a flap up. However...lMdM says we won't be escorted out of town, we will be celebrees, escorted INTO town. And in that case he is ALL yours!! He looks like he can appreciate a chiffon & feather wearing rhinestone bedecked lovely like yourself. Do you think the third from the left, the pretty one, is his wife or something? She might come after you.

    p.s. We posted at the same time, dear!! Well, yes, Inga, he looks very much like our very handsome Le Mouchoir de Monsieur, Master of Ceremonies, Ringmaster par excellence. Except that MdM's complexion is fair. You will fall in love, if you aren't already - I guarantee!! MdM is beautiful. I know you will agree with me.
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