Thursday, 18 July 2013
Learned a new word from PCT hiker and lovely writer Carrot for a wonderful concept to have a word for…the word is petrichor, meaning the scent that follows a rainfall. Apparently, it’s not just the moisture we smell, but other complex scents from the soil and plants, caused/triggered by the moisture.
Anyway, rain in the afternoon and evening. But we’ve had so much that I didn’t get much of a hit of petrichor.
The “ichor” part of petrichor is the Greek word for the special fluid that is the blood of the deities.
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