Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong
shadesong

  • Mood:

Monday

Administration
Hello to new readers digitalpoetry, justaskforit, and teddywolf!

Medical
Much better than last night. I can walk again. *laugh*

Friendslist/Readinglist
Just did a big cut, generally just cutting the people who I feel don't read LJ anymore or don't read me anymore.

People look at my friendslist and scoff - "There's no way she knows almost 400 people!" Actually, I do. I know about 70% of them in person or online for 5+ years. So. It is hard to cut, but at the ame time, I'm meeting new people up here - new people are becoming part of my life - and I want room on the reading list for them.

So. If you're cut, and it matters to you, just let me know; I tried to just cut the people I figured wouldn't care one way or another.

Today's Schedule
Science and craft kit day with Miss Kid; dinner with mizarchivist, fubar, and quiet_elegance.

Daily Science
Forget oatmeal and sweaty work-outs, if it's heart disease you're worried about, the best insurance policy might be a regular afternoon nap, a study said. That's because a little shut-eye in the middle of the day can dramatically reduce the risk of death from heart-disease, presumably because of its stress-busting effect, the authors of the study said. In fact, in a long-term study of Greek men and women, the ones who took at least three 30-minute siestas every week had a 37 percent lower risk of heart-disease related death than those who skipped an afternoon snooze.

Daily BPAL
Got my Inquisition decants!
The Agony of Longing: Attar of rose, violet, white pear, Queen Elizabeth root, and freesia.

In bottle: Rose and a slice of pear.

On me: A first blush of pear and freesia is promising! Let's let it sit for a bit.

The Agony of Heartache: Purple sage, red patchouli, blackberry, lemon blossom, and lime rind.

In bottle: All sage, all the time.

On me: Just sage. This reminds me of the wilderness survival camp. Nothing but thorny bushes of sage. Little tinge of blackberry now, but not enough...

The Agony of Loss: French lavender, cedar, armoise, white sandalwood, awapuhi, and the smoke of burning love letters.

In bottle: Null. Hrm.

On me: Prickly lavender. Faint incense. Fading down to almost nothing.

This surprises me! I never expected a rose scent to be the winner in this group. But the Agony of Longing is well-balanced and sophisticated. I don't crave a bottle, but I'll definitely keep and use the imp. The other two get swapped or sold.

I'll review the Ecstasy scents tomorrow, then update my swap/sale post.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 23 comments
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →
Previous
← Ctrl ← Alt
Next
Ctrl → Alt →