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I Love the Smell of the Earth After the Rain

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    A Story A scene. By Isabellaaa GhilaAntonia, was in great distress:♥ ♥ ♥ Dear ♥ ♥ ♥ The smell of blood was on my hands...Become dry and changed a bit the tone of its smell later.So I washed my hands in the water stream of the mountain...I was trying to calm down...
    Isabellaaa Isabellaaa 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    Im smiling all day today

    and so glad fall is coming, windows are cracked crickets are doing there thing, I love this time of year, and finally im going to get to enjoy it! Moving forward!
    Smiletoday33 Smiletoday33 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    The Smells Of Rain Are Numerous

    Have you ever noticed how different the smells of rain are? The pre-rain smell appears to be universal, it is the same no matter where you maybe. However, the smell of rain is different as it ends. With open car windows the smell of rapid evaporation of the rain on a hot summer...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M Aug 20, 2010

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    After The Rain

    Don’t you just love the smell after the rain? So fresh and clean, All’s renewed, The leaves, Trees and plants, The ground, Everything, Refreshed, As if it had just been born.
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2011

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    Smell

    After a good snowstorm is good too because the air has a crisp bite to it.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M Apr 20, 2011

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    The Smell Of Coming Home :-)

    I'm stationed in Hawaii in the military and my unit just returned from a year in Iraq. We landed at 3AM in a typical Hawaiian early morning rain squall and drove up to the base to turn in our weapons and collect our bags. The building that we did the weapons turn in at is right...
    FreeThinkerJames FreeThinkerJames 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2010

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    Smell It , Name It

    There actually is a name for that heavenly aroma : Geosmin. Go look at Wikipedia. Fascinating.
    Zubatwa Zubatwa 51-55, M Aug 9, 2010

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    Its such an engaging smell.

    Its amazing what the earth can produce out of rain. Love the smell ❤
    lovebugy18 lovebugy18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    October Morning

    Last night I fell asleep to the sounds of a steady autumn rain.  It was rather warm -- high 50's -- and I opened the window wide to allow the sounds and smells of the night to mingle with my subconscience while I slept. When I awoke, there was a deep silence.  I...
    juan1966 juan1966 46-50, M 9 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Petrichor

    Even the name sounds right. Of course, Petrichor was originally used to describe how the Australian bush smells after rain. That smell of Eucalyptus, wet earth and clay just makes it feel as if the earth is opening up and drinking in the rain happily. I love a burning hot day...
    UniquebutnotAlone UniquebutnotAlone 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 18, 2012

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    Wow... So Fresh!

    I think they should make a scent for this, for household cleaners! I love to step outside, after it rains. I love the smell of it. Even though I live in a concrete jungle (the city), it still smells nice, after the rain. And the air smells so crisp and clean too. :-) It would be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 23, 2009

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    Cheosmin

    There is a name for that smell : the distinct smell of wet dust. Is goes back to our most basic roots, because this is the smell of one of natures oldest bacteria. This smell is the best thing that ever happeend to me and it brightens my day everytime. I am not sure about the...
    ryksteman ryksteman 56-60, M May 19, 2011

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    It Reminds Me Of Better Days :)

    My grandma and grandpa used to own a rach in montana.As a kid i loved to go there and play.I felt free and happy.After it rained on the ranch it smelled like dirt and just like the smell before a thunder and lightening storm.everytime i smell that(which isnt often) i feel happy...
    smowzow smowzow 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2012

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    Wow

    its a great smell so fresh it makes me happy...
    roastlamb roastlamb 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2010

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    Life

    There's no other way of describing it, but the Earth smells like life every time the rain stops. Gosh, I love that smell.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Mar 19, 2012

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    So Refreshing...

    I truly love that smell.... Just to walk outside and breathe in a deep breath of that refreshing smell....... mmmmmm I could go for that right now, maybe it could stop me from coughing lol...
    EchoRain EchoRain 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    The First Rain.

    Where I live is remote when it comes to rain and we don't see much of it at times. I have had friends think me mad for running outside and dancing in the rain when it first comes, but the best part is the smell. It's like a giant air freshner and at the different times it comes...
    logisticmosquito logisticmosquito 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2007

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    Clean.

    Clean is good. And the smell is clean and fresh. I love it so much. But I've noticed since moving to the city, it smells a little different! I like going to the park after the rain because it reminds me of the countryside at home. It reminds me of being young, wellingtons and...
    beebopINblue beebopINblue 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2008

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    So Fresh

    It smells so fresh and clean I love the smell of everything after it rains it leaves such a pleasant sent.
    nekajean nekajean 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2010

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    Wonderful

    it smells really clean and fresh, like the earth just took a shower and washed away all the polution and trash and toxic-ozone-layer-depleting-stuff. it smells like the earth's been reborn and anything's possible. i wish i could just bottle that smell and carry it with me...
    9lilpup 9lilpup 16-17, F Apr 6, 2008

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    I Love The Smell Of The Earth After The Rain

    Michael Jackson - Earth Song  
    Isabellaaa Isabellaaa 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2013

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    Its Refreshing

     and so clean smelling ...  i love it when it rains as long as it doesnt storm ,  i love to go out and stand in it !!!  splash in the puddles ...  i love it so much ...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F May 11, 2007

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    New Earth Smell

    It is fresh and good for the soul, and body.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Feb 26, 2010

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    "I Love the Smell of the Earth After the Rain"

    The way asphalt smells on a hot day after a thunderstorm. The smell of wet leaves on the ground when I go hiking in the foothills. I love the way clouds look after a storm has passed. I laugh at my cat after he begs to be let out, only to find everything is wet, and he walks on...
    amykinzes amykinzes 41-45, F Oct 31, 2007

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    Like the Fresh Clean Smell

    One of the things I miss most about my time spent in Florida.  It rains a lot and smells so fresh after. Here when it rains it takes a lot before it smells that clean and fresh.  Too much smog and dust.
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Feb 25, 2008

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    We have cedar bark chips in the backyard.

    I love the smell it gives after it rains. Like a freshly cut cedar tree.
    ValerieFrizzle ValerieFrizzle 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Especially In the Summer

    I grew up in Montana, and in the summertime, when that thunder started rolling and the first drops of rain would fall, I would go and sit outside and just breathe in that wonderful smell. 
    mj915 mj915 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 30, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I absolutely love thunderstorms and heavy rain. I love them the most when they happen to occur right when I am getting ready to fall asleep the loud cracks or just the sound of the...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 20

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    Love thunderstorms! but the rain not as much srry rain lovers
    ElectricDream ElectricDream 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    The other day after something happened I decided to take a nice stroll in rain through cut grass, just to miles because I pretend not to have time, though I'm not sure what really...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 26

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    Those random days when you can't deal with the summer heat and suddenly out of no where it rains. Yep running in the rain i could say is one of the fun thing i'd like to do. The...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Do you love the good smell of rain? If so, you're not alone. In fact, some scientists believe that people inherited their affection for the scent of rain from ancestors who relied...
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Good it's almost addicting! I don't know why the smell is so perfect! Ya know what also smells good: Old car AC units being turned on after a long period of non use. Like...the...
    Bowviokey Bowviokey 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    It smells just so fresh! I love rain!
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Sitting here on the porch after a very hot day. A gentle rain is now falling, and the breeze feels wonderful. What a nice evening.
    conniexxxx conniexxxx 31-35, F 13 Responses Aug 30

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    Poetess: Looks like another rainy day today... Every time it rains, I sit by the window and imagine being out in the woods.. under the canopy of leaves with the pitter patter of...
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 36-40 1 Response Sep 4

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    65°F Windy Day Early-Mid-Fall Light Rain, not pouring, but not sprinkling either. Ahh... the best atmosphere. Breathe in deep and slow, breathe out again the same way. Rain...
    Iamalpha Iamalpha 26-30, M Aug 24

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    "It's raining! Get inside"... How about a no? Walking with rain and lighting is an awesome feeling. Especially barefooted and without umbrella. It's not like we're made of sugar...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    It smells soooo good :P <3
    tm0801 tm0801 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Doesn't everyone really? Around where I live it hardly rains here so when we even get the inkling of it storming we a ll act like a bunch of idiots .
    jlynnaz jlynnaz 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    The smell, the sound, the entire experience!
    Beckarae Beckarae 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    The thing I love about it most is the small it gives off after a long hot sunny day, I can just sit there and watch it rain haha
    Delgo Delgo 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I love the rain, provided I've got somewhere that I'm going to. If I'm stranded in it, that'd be another matter entirely. But in general, I love the rain and the thunder, and the...
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M Sep 1

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    It's raining now. The clouds cry so the flowers and trees can dance and bloom. Rain is LIFE....Everyone of us has mixed emotions when it rains.. Wanna share yours?
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I like to sit on my front porch and watch the rain and the lightening. I like to feel the cooler air as the temperature drops 15 degrees. I like the sound of the rain hitting...
    txbandit70 txbandit70 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Many fear the lightning, but I enjoy thunderstorms when we are on our boat. (If we are safely anchored in a protected harbour) One morning, as I lay snuggled with family in the...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Ever since I was a kid I loved sitting in the dark all cosy and warm watching the lightning and listening to the rain and Thunder, I get such a feeling of being safe and having...
    Wheels64 Wheels64 46-50, M Aug 19

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    Boy, do I ever. There's something so peaceful about it. I especially love the torrential rainstorms! <3
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    It's the most wonderful, relaxing feeling. I especially love to be out in nature watching the rain come down. It's so sensual and calming and Zen. It's like a spiritual...
    Beth1218 Beth1218 46-50 10 Responses Aug 26

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    I love dancing period. I dance when Im happy and excited. I have my own trademarked victory dance. My boyfriend cant dance ( shhh....dont tell him I told you ) but sometimes he...
    sikandtired93 sikandtired93 18-21, F Aug 27

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