Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker car: "What smell do you most strongly associate with a particular memory?"

There's a particular Avon product—I don't know what it is, or if it's even made anymore—that reminds me so strongly and powerfully of my grandmother when I smell it. I remember being on a train platform in Chicago probably almost 20 years ago now, and a woman walked by me wearing that perfume or lotion or whatever it was, and it struck me with such overwhelming, physical nostalgia for my grandmother that my knees almost buckled.

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