A Scents of Autumn

A Scents of Autumn It is the time of year when the purple willow sage (lythrum salicaria) put on their winter beards and their green leaves fade and fall leaving only bare stalks waving in the wind. I give thanks that they are so abundant here. In the dead of winter, opening a jar of […]

Soporific Scentsuality

The sweet and soporific smell of catmint. There is nothing more relaxing than walking past my garden and sticking my face in the warm and fuzzy, heart-shaped leaves and taking a big, deep breath of that stuffy, somnolent scent indulged in by cats everywhere. I would like to offer thanks to my ancestors for having […]