Thursday, April 23, 2009

One-Minute Writer - Smell

Today's One-Minute Writing Prompt: Smell

Write about a memory you have that centers around a particular smell.

Whenever I smell a freshly mowed lawn, especially after a gentle rain shower, I am reminded of my childhood. Every time I mow my one acre yard, it take me back to barefoot days in Riverview, a subdivision next to the Salt River.

Ah, such memories! Even when I'm riding in a car, if we pass a home where someone is mowing, the smell sends me right back to my childhood.

1 comment:

Oh said...

I love the picture you've included here. And as you wrote of freshly cut grass, it "took me back" as reminds me of freedom and reading on the front porch and watching the neighborhood and wearing shorts. Ah...