Though I complain about the pollen that turns everything an interesting shade of yellow or green and has my nose and sinuses on the run, little can lift my spirits from the quiet contemplative state of winter like the appearance of the blossoms in the spring. The glimpse of beauty bursting open, seemingly from out… Continue reading Ode to Spring and Welcome
Tag: Smells and Memory
the smell of love
today I put a load of laundry in the washer No ordinary load of jeans and shirts and socks soon to be lost There were towels all of them from home the home before this one That place where I grew up They were hers Silly how the towels are like old friends to me,… Continue reading the smell of love
What Does January Smell Like?
To embrace the seasons, since about October, I have enjoyed a scented candle from time to time. I have had two big jar candles that I have alternated, depending on my mood that echo the sounds of the seasons, except you know, they smell like the seasons--a Maple Bacon (yes, I'm for real, and it… Continue reading What Does January Smell Like?