A Reminder Of Joy From A Glade Air Freshener

At the grocery store I work at, we do a weekly audit for the scan department: scanning 1000+ items to ensure the price tags are accurate. I enjoy doing this because I get to study how products are designed: graphics, colors, logos, and product descriptions. Graphic design, along with video design, is one of my love languages.

While I was working in the cleaning supplies aisle yesterday, one of the Glade air fresheners caught my eye… and my nose? Is that a thing?

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Pure Vanilla Joy

“How nice,” I thought, as I picked it up, scanned it with my scan gun, double checked the price, and put it back in its place, but not before smelling it, of course. It smelled wonderful. My nose was definitely caught.

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Purpose.

Lesley recently commented on a blog post of my mom’s and I’d like to answer a few questions she posed.

She said:

“Thank you for taking the time to post all those past photos. Such a miracle she is. Does she ever feel burdened with the thought that she has to do something ‘special’ because she was given the chance for a future, like she was given it for a reason? Or is she content to just be “Sarah”? Odd question, I know lol.”

First of all, it’s not an odd question at all. :)

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JSYK.

Just so you know, after *ahem* four months of silence, I do have an entry in the works. In fact, it’s almost done. I promise. And guess what? It features an infantile Giraffa camelopardalis. Snazzy, right?

That said…

Stay tuned.

Word of the day: preconcert: to arrange in advance or beforehand, as by a previous agreement

~Sarah Smith

The First Time I Was Ever Spiritually And Emotionally Edified By A Swear Word.

I have been working on this post since last Monday, and what with my dog Snowy showing some rather fatal signs over the past week, I haven’t been inspired a whole lot. But he’s feeling a little better and so am I.

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