"Of all such appeals to sensory recollection, none are more powerful, none open a wider door in the brain than an appeal to the nose. It is a sense that every lover of the elemental world ought to use, and using, enjoy. We ought to keep our senses vibrant and alive. Had we done so, we should never have built a civilization which outrages them, which so outrages them indeed, that a vicious circle has been established and the dull sense grown duller." -Henry Beston
"it is a good rule to practice oneself in catching every sweet and delightful fragrance." -Charlotte Mason
a ripe pear
"Ideas won't keep; something must be done about them."