Use them all

wall-2041760_640It’s a beautiful sunny, breezy day where I am. The sun is bright, the breeze is steady and the air is warm.  Today is the perfect backdrop for Celebration of the Senses Day!  Most of us rely so heavily on our eyes, we can almost forget the others are there.  Although we’re touching, hearing, smelling, and tasting things every day, many of us are on autopilot unless using one of our senses is tied to our profession; like a cook, musician, or armpit sniffer (it’s a real thing).  So, today is dedicated to closing off your superior sense and exercising the others. Lay outside and smell the scents carried in the air. Close your eyes and listen to the sound of the wind, the tussle of the grass, and insects fighting in midair (birds are so cliche).  Feel the hair move on your skin, your clothes on your body, and your back on the lawn.  Taste something new, like a fruit you’ve never heard of before or sample a cheese plate.  Explore the world with a new perspective and see what you find.

Celebrate with friends or lovers in the after dark version of Celebration of the Senses Day. Cuddle and Watch Senseless with Marlon Wayans.  It’s sure to tickle your funny bone.  Today, hear, see, taste, touch, smell and…