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Very Random Thoughts

A series of really, really random thoughts I had this evening:

I have noticed that each family has its own unique scent. It's a combination of environment, habits, hygiene, personal care products, detergent, and diet that is unique to each family unit.

The sign that you're growing up is when you start to develop your own scent...you begin buying a different brand of shampoo than the one your mom uses, you start eating more meals away from home, you spend more and more time away from your home environment.

When two people marry, their two scents combine with a new environment and different habits to create a completely new scent...a completely new identity. That strikes me as a kinda awesome and symbolic thing to think about.

I wonder if it's possible to create an infinite amount of new scents, or whether there is a limit to how many family scents there are. I wonder if an two people smell exactly alike. I wonder what my smell is (I was raised with it, so I don't notic…

Sifting Through the Jumble

The life I've been living lately feels like a big, disjointed jumble. A very busy, spare-time-devouring jumble. I've been feeling the urge to blog, and as I lack the time to come up with anything truly grandiose or wonderful, I think I'll just sift through my jumbly life (and even more jumbly thoughts) and share a few bits of them in hopes that you'll find something of interest. Here goes!

Bit # 1:
Black-and-white photography is awesome, and I've been doing as much of it as spare time (ha! Ha)! allows. I'm sure everyone who follows my photography is sick to death of black-and-white, black-and-white, and, oh joy! MORE black-and-white. But really, there's something just so enchanting about dispensing with color, and getting right down the the details that really matter. At least, that's what I think.

Bit # 2:
We've had two really terrific windstorms in the last 7 days. The top came out of one of our poplar trees, a big old oak fell on our truck, and …