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I Stop to Smell the Roses

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    ...sometimes they just have no scent. And that makes me mad. I heard that the hybrid breeders are focused on appearance and hardiness, and their efforts have resulted in fewer good smelling roses. Mother Nature does not like you to fool around with her flowers, apparently...
    milkynips milkynips 46-50, F Jun 25, 2011

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    most ofmy whole family smokes, including my mother, so its become something that comforts me. I don't personally smoke myself, and doubt I ever will, but the smell brings me home.
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    best smell ever.....brings back great summer memories.....
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    I'm not sure why. But I do prefer them over any other color. For all of you who plan on giving me roses, please take note.
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    * A disease known is half cured. * A drowing man will catch at astraw. * If something moves and is green=Biology; If something smells bad=Chemistry; If something doesn't function...
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    I don't want to do this but I want to be the guy to force a girl to smell it. Sniff that manly scent baby girl..
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