The Annual Sue Moore Auction is now running from 19 - 21 October.
Every year proceeds from this auction and all monies raised go directly to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Please take a look at the items that are available this year, as there is sure to be something of interest to everyone!
My sister was contacted a few weeks ago by a very distant relative (somebody we didn't know) who had been contacted by a man in Australia. The Aussie had found a dog tag in the sand on a beach on an island in Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea. The name on it was my dad's uncle, and it was from (I'm...
I've transitioned toward softer soaps and creams in the last few months, but I got 3 pucks of Vermont Country Store Lime Musk soap for Christmas. I hadn't planned to use it, then I thought "Why not?" so I used some today.
Not bad. It smells goodkinda limey, not at all musky, mostly...
ALL AMERICAN SHAVE
USA: Vintage Gillette razor
USA: Personna Med Prep
USA: Vermont Country Store Lime Musk soap
USA: Badger brush with handmade wooden handle (Oregon)
USA: Derby City small-batch shave tonic Winter Reserve
I put boiling water in my scuttle. It's still very hot when I get out of the shower, and at the end of the shave, it's still hot, but not so much that it burns, so I use it to rinse with (followed by a cool water rinse from the faucet).
Yes, and it was through falling in love with a blade called Müster that I discovered Crystals. It took a while to figure out that a Müster was the same as a Crystal, but once I figured it out, the last thing I bought before embarking on a year-long sabbatical from buying anything was 100 Crystals.
I like it, and I think it's an excellent idea for brushes. I have a couple of combo razor/brush stands, but the brush holder isn't large enough for every brush, so a homemade one from a wire hanger (with apologies to Joan Crawford) is an excellent idea!
Next time you take a notion to pay somebody to take your stuff, please contact me. I had based my retirement on winning the Powerball and that appears to have fallen through, so I'll be needing both the income and the concomitant stuff.