The soothing mindlessness of a pomander ball


Apartment 2024 is smelling appealingly of cloves and orange oils right at the moment because I took a brief break this morning from the nearly-finished thesis to make a pomander ball.  There was something soothingly mindless about making rows with cloves in the skin of an orange that gave me a much-needed break from words, thoughts and my computer screen.

3 thoughts on “The soothing mindlessness of a pomander ball

  1. Elizabeth

    I suspect that you will be glad when this month is over and you no longer have to write every day, but I have enjoyed seeing these glimpses into your life every evening as I go to bed. I miss you.


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