My 5 Favorite Smells


“The act of smelling something, anything, is remarkably like the act of thinking. Immediately at the moment of perception, you can feel the mind going to work, sending the odor around from place to place, setting off complex repertories through the brain, polling one center after another for signs of recognition, for old memories and old connection.”  – Lewis Thomas

Maybe I should have named this post my favorite scents, but I think smells is more appropriate, because it is the act of smelling these scents that makes me so happy.  If you really think about the things you love to smell, it will make you smile, remember amazing times and it might make you hungry too!  So, here are my top 5 smells.  I would love to hear yours!

Old books…new books…bookstores

Vanilla cupcake candle

Fresh baked cinnamon rolls

Ocean air at the beach

A cup of coffee

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