This morning, I forgot my phone at home. I realized it when I was on my way to work but less than a mile from home, so of course I turned around to retrieve it. When I got back home and shut the car off, I sprinted to the front door. As I entered our enclosed porch entryway, I was greeted by the scent of lemon. I was reminded by the aroma that weekend, I had cleaned the walls and woodwork with lemon Pledge. This is something I have done regularly since reading that it repels spiders. I’m not sure if it works, but it smells good!
I unlocked our entry door and stepped into our front room, where the scent profile changed to that of Murphy’s Oil Soap. I recalled that I had also cleaned the hardwood floors and baseboards this weekend. Lovely. At this point, I feel like a Basset Hound with his head out the car window — sensory overload. I’m so awesome. (more…)