21 Dec: Keith Kelsen’s Scent Narrative: Happy Scent Holidays

Happy Scent Holidays! Homecoming for the holidays recalls that sweet smell of home; but what is that for everyone?  The Scent Narrative has often profiled worldwide customs of many people.  I thought about the home I grew up in more so than what my children have experienced.  I started my…


26 Jul: Keith Kelsen’s The Scent Narrative The Smell of Us Part 2

As we discussed in Part I, scent is a social and cultural phenomenon. There are deep and lasting ramifications of scent as a biological and psychological experience. Now, it’s apparent that the worlds’ cultures and even the way people relate to each other differ in the meaning and importance they…