If a plant had a TV show this would be it: “Everybody Loves Jasmine”. Everybody but me and a handful of my fellow gardeners that is. The object of Pink Jasmine’s, aka Jasminum polyanthum, adoration is the sweet smelling flowers which appear here in Winter/early Spring and completely cover the plant en masse. ...more
Ah, the smell of a new car! It is the smell of success, an inextricable part of America's love affair with the automobile, the scent of a three-ton version of Proust's madeleine. But as we're finding out about the chemical origins and the biological consequences of that new-car smell, many of us are moving from "How do I preserve it?" to "How do I get away from it?"...more
I am the only woman in my office. There are 6 other people - all danglers. And we all share ONE bathroom.
I should have known that when I saw the fan on it was code for "danger." But someone, who shall remain nameless Denise said I should go ahead and do it. I was a "daring woman."
That was a HUGE mistake.
So much so that I had to put this note on the door.
Today in a group, I made popcorn for my residents who have
AD, It was amazing to see how they
perked up with the smell of popcorn in the air.
It is just one more tool that we can use to help people with AD connect
and reminisce. It made me want to look up
the top five smells in the world in order to use them as a tool. After searching the internet, I came up with
my own list. Starting with number five,
baked goods, Christmas trees, fresh laundry, cinnamon and the top recognized