Five Senses Friday – April 5

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Sight – I watched a documentary on Netflix this week called Bully. Bullying is a subject that I feel very passionately about and one that I plan on addressing every year when I become a teacher. It is heartbreaking to see what these kids go through and it is unacceptable that it is allowed to happen in schools. All I have to say is that WORDS HURT. Be nice to each other. We are all human beings trying to achieve the same goal. Happiness.

Hear – There are birds chirping outside my window as I type this. This may not be a very exciting to some people, but to Chicagoans it means that spring is here! I think spring might be my favorite season. I love the idea of rebirth and fresh starts that come with the spring season.

Feel – Anticipation. With spring just around the corner, that is what I have been feeling all week! I can’t wait to plant our garden and enjoy fresh produce from our backyard.

Smell – I love the smell of coffee brewing in the morning. A few weeks ago my brother sent me this article on cold brewing coffee. Apparently, heat makes coffee super bitter and acidic. Cold brewing it helps develop flavor and makes the coffee taste smoother. I am going to give it a whirl tomorrow. I’ll report back!

Taste – The New York Times article The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food by Michael Moss was floating around Facebook for a few weeks last month. I finally sat down to read it in its entirety. It’s a long read, but very interesting and worth a look if you’ve got the time. It brought the perspective of the processed food industry into light and I found myself understanding their point of view more than I thought I would.

2 Comments on Five Senses Friday – April 5

  1. AP
    April 6, 2013 at 1:31 pm (2 years ago)

    “Five Senses Friday – April 5”
    Sight – I saw life in a lilac branch, yesterday. The buds are engaging like a baby before it blossoms into childhood.
    Hear – When it is raining and I hear the birds, more often than not, the rain soon stops and the sun soon shines.
    Feel – Winds have been fierce, slowing my progress measureably. My brief case and lunch bag blew out like sails.
    Smell – I lite incense at home yesterday. I was back at my ashram with the guru’s robes flowing..
    Taste – I taste the difference between my warm coffee from the thermos and the same coffee heated up

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  2. Anonymous
    April 6, 2013 at 9:20 am (2 years ago)

    “Five Senses Friday” is still my favorite although it now has competition from “Photo a Day.” Keep hem both coming. L/AP

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