Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Currently


Book:

Just started Alison Arngrim's memoir Prairie Bitch. No opinion yet. Tim Gunn's new book is coming out today. For some reason, I'm not optimistic.

Song:
David Gray's latest album

Perfume:
Shalimar Light and Coty Chypre.

Makeup:
Chanel Teint Innocence compact foundation.

Frequently worn outfit/item:
Getting as much use of my summer dresses as I can before the weather turns too cool

Food:
Fresh figs

Drink:
Water. Tea. The usual.

Guilty Pleasure:
Whole Foods marshmallow.

Bane of my existence:
Time

Joy:
Kittens. And grown cats.

Anticipation:
Time with my two nieces.

Random Thought:
Naomi Watts doesn't strike me as an Ann Taylor person. But what do I know?

Wish List:
To be in Paris.

What are your current loves, banes and recommendations? What's on your mind? Please share.

Photo: Paris, 1950 by Robert Capa

3 comments:

  1. Book: Currently reading Brad Thor's The Apostle. It's a light-weight, fast-paced thriller.

    Song: Currently listening to Vivaldi's violin concerto in C major; Giuliano Carmignola playing baroque violin. Awesome!

    Perfume: Giulietta by Tocca. It's a very light, summery floral.

    Makeup: Edward Bess' new cream foundation. Love it!

    Frequently worn outfit/item: Summer always means light-weight, cropped pants worn with easy-breezy tops and sandals.

    Food: Peaches and apricots

    Drink: Coffee first thing in the AM; water and iced tea during the day.

    Guilty Pleasure: Sees Bridge Mix.

    Bane of my existence: My in-laws!

    Joy: I have much to be thankful for and can find joy in so many things around me.

    Anticipation: Getting my house painted.

    Random Thought: As I work through my sixth decade, I have never felt more happy with who and what I am.

    Wish List: To have both my sons in residence for the celebration of the equinox.

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  2. Book: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping

    Song: Die Muller und der Bach by Schubert, sung by Fritz Wunderlich. http://tinyurl.com/29ojpt2

    Perfume: Y - YSL

    Makeup: I'm glad I discovered Urban Decay's Eye Shadow Primer.

    Frequently worn outfit/item: Black linen crop pants, Bjorn leather sandals.

    Food: Tomatoes from the garden, Thai basil, watermelon.

    Drink: Thai basil martinis!

    Guilty Pleasure: writing these comments while at work...

    Bane of my existence: People who talk more than listen.

    Joy: Music, friends, family, laughter, tolerance, forgiveness.

    Anticipation: Snow

    Random Thought: (Eileen, I really like yours!) Try smiling at strangers, it really is interesting.

    Wish List: To see more people smile back at me. To get to NY state this fall to see my 95 yr. old mother, who is ill.

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  3. Book: Stieg Larsson’s trilogy … so not my thing but I cannot put it down.

    Song: Oh … I suppose Hauke Nissen’s Silent Sea CD … calming.

    Perfume: Mandy Aftel’s Fig, pure heaven.

    Make-up: Bobby Brown … I conclude that at 63+ I need to tone it down so I have rediscovered her.

    Frequently worn out-fit: Flax floods.

    Drink: Tissanes, lemonade, tea.

    Bane of my existence: A very loud Anosmia! Just as I am about to embark upon my third life in Natural Perfumery.

    Joy: My olfactory senses.

    Anticipation: Building and accord.

    Random Thought: Love what Eileen said and agree! Second random thought … I simply love your Blog! It is without a doubt always fun! And I love your sense of humor. And Queen_Cupcake … sending you a smile!

    Wish List: Well, it has always been to have a time machine. And then I actually thought that I had found one. My nose can transcend time. I just need it to come back.

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