Torn Between Two Sandalwoods

We gave Merlin a choice between two sandalwood incenses this time, and he dived right in like a pro. Sandalwood is one of his favorite scents, but who can tell the difference from one sandalwood incense to the next? [Read more…]

May 2008 – is a Rose a Rose?

When we picked Rose for the May choice, we had no idea how tough it would be. I mean, we know Merlin loves roses, because we can’t bring them home. Mmmm, they are tasty and worth any effort to get to, no matter where you put them. He doesn’t care about thorns, they are no issue. He’ll do anything to get to the nummy flower. No place is out of reach for a determined problem solver. So we envisioned he would home in on the boxes laid out before him, and it would be a lively session.

We set down one box of Keshava (Rose & Geranium) Incense and one box of Valley of Roses.

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April 2008 – Dances with Patchouli

Yes, he’s back. March was no fluke, Merlin has some definite opinions on incense he needs to share for April, as well. But first we need to clarify something. Although Merlin is associated with Eye of Horus, he is an independent contractor and keeps his offices in a separate location. You will not find him physically in the store . . . ever. [Read more…]