Some Of My Favorite Things

Im writing this outside under an umbrella, in a comfy chair, listening to the bird’s chirp, water going by and having our cherry tree petals fly around in the wind.Its a windy day here and it’s quite a lovely day and great for relaxing and doing yard work (wearing sunscreen, we dont want to get burned or raise our chances of skin cancer).  As im sitting here I got to thinking there are some little things that we take for granted every day, sounds and smells. They can make moments seem sweeter, bring back memories, and prove that no matter where you are something can bring you back to a time you may have forgotten. I happen to love more than a few food-related smells, it makes me think of my grandmothers (and my great grandmother!) and visiting them for a short or a long time. With that in mind let’s to the scents! 

My Favorite scents are (in no particular order);

  • Fresh Cut Grass
  • Coffee
  • Cinnamon
  • Newly printed and old books 
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Rain
  • Hair Dye 
  • Vinegar
  • Tattoo by Ed Hardy 
  • The Beach 
  • Watermelon 
  • Vanilla 
  • Mint 
  • Maple Syrup 
  • Fresh Bread
  • Apple Crisp
  • Pumpkin Pie 
  • Baked potatoes
  • Bacon (turkey and Pork)
  • Sandalwood 
  • Bath and Body works stress relief line.
  •  Turkey 
  • Cinnamon Buns

Some of my favourite sounds are (in no particular order);

  • A Fireplace 
  • Rain on a tin roof
  • The sound of water moving on a beach (or in a river, lake, pond)
  • Knitting needles colliding as a WIP is being made
  • The sound of someone writing in pen on paper
  • The pages of a book being flipped 
  • The sizzle of something liquid touching a hot pan 
  • Leafs blowing in the wind 
  • Birds chirping in the morning
  • Laughter 
  • Baby’s laughter 
  • A quiet afternoon in the country (birds, trees moving, occasional traffic)
  • A quiet afternoon by the water (water, birds, trees moving, occasional traffic)

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