WHEN I WAS A CHILD (“Daddy” Part 2)

PINO SILVESTRE     I dedicate this blog to an exceptional man, who has lived his life from his heart. His intrinsic strength and masculine propensity kept everything and everyone on the right path, yet, he has the innate mastery to calm the most distressed heart and mind by simply pouring out the infinite love…

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Akkad, by Lubin

Akkad is really something quite magical; one spray of this precious amber liquid and you are instantly transported back in time to an ancient Middle Eastern city; a mystical place where the air is spiked with the intoxicating scent of incense, spices and precious oils. Named after the great capital of the Akkadian Empire, which…

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WHEN I WAS A CHILD: NONNA (Part 1)

EPILOGUE The following essays are recollections of outstanding snippets from my childhood. Moments in time that I vividly relive when I encounter specific smells. The smells in my memory and mind are abundant and all welcome regardless of the emotions they evoke. I will share with you my unique experiences that are intrinsically bound to…

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