Acqua di Gioia

Like a breath of clean, cool ocean air Acqua di Gioia (Giorgio Armani 2010) opens on the skin.  Then, as it continues it sweetens and notes mint and lemon are accompanied by well paired peony and pink pepper.  Into the drydown as truly sugary as it is, it still is amazingly crisp, refreshing and cheering.  And that’s…

Si

Si by Giorgio Armani (Giorgio Armani 2013) is a sharp floral.  It’s bright and sweet but also fresh.  I can’t say that it’s a particularly unique fragrance for 2013 but it is pleasant.  The notes of cassis, freesia, ambroxan and vanilla are most prominent to my nose. It’s a bit like an updated version of…

Rainy Blue

Tonight we’re having spaghetti.  Simply put, it’s easy to make and it tastes good.  Sometimes I’m ready to really cook, but tonight, not so much… It got super complicated trying to find an antique dealer nearby who was interested and who would be able to take the our hutch soon enough.  So, we decided to keep it,…