The smell test is the quickest way to investigate all kinds of things, from the onset of Alzheimer’s to the missing school lunch spoiling in the back of the van. When a child’s excuse or an adult’s explanation doesn’t quite smell right, we stop to check it out.
The wilderness can take you by surprise. All around you swirls the holly, jolly, noisy, busy Christmas (aka stressful) Holiday Season. But not for you. You feel like the eye of this tornado, strangely quiet. Alone.