My forever friend

A friend is a friend forever Once you have been my friend, I cannot let you go Even though you’ve long gone ‘round the bend.   You are in my memories, and you are in my heart The time we spent together, I cherish always And love you forever and ever.   It could have been a decade ago, maybe more or less When last … Continue reading My forever friend

Sense of smell often triggers memories

Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel. – Oliver Wendell Holmes (1841-1935) We’ve long known that smell can trigger memories from yesteryear and with it strong emotion, because, well because we’ve experienced it. The brain research is relatively young. And of course it is confirming what we already know. The brain responds stronger, … Continue reading Sense of smell often triggers memories