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Posts Tagged ‘grooming’

Cosmedica Skin Care

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Here it is: aging skin. I am 60 years old and this is my forehead. See wrinkles, “sun spots,” and a scar cutting through my eyebrow. This is my “before” picture, because I received today a box full of anti-aging products from Cosmedica. 2.5% Glycolic acid facial scrub Hyaluronic serum Vitamin C day cream Weekly […]


Sunday, February 9th, 2014

I have a stash of fabrics and a stash of yarn, lots of sewing patterns and books and knitting patterns, and perhaps more craft supplies and cookbooks than I will actually be able to use up during my lifetime. #1 daughter has a stash of make up. As a follow up to our discussion of […]

Art and Skin Care

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Yesterday #1 daughter and I went to an art show. It was a choice between the food show at the Farmers Market and the art show in the Next County, and we picked the art show. Usually, art shows around here are hot stuff. We have a long local tradition of handwork, and the stuff […]

Tawashi, Spa Products, Slide Ornaments, and Danger

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

I was unintentionally confusing yesterday. First, here is a tawashi. This is a special Japanese scrubby thing. Apparently, in Japan there are specific tawashi for all sorts of things — vegetables, cars… Each object has its own. My personal favorite (in concept, I mean; in real life, the only one I use is the one […]

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