If I ever lost my sense of smell, I feel like I’d be losing a really important piece of how I experience the world and things around me. I feel like more often than not I associate scents and fragrances with people that I know, places that I’ve been, or very specific memories that I have from my past. For example, there’s a time in the spring transitioning to summer time where I get a whiff of something. I don’t know exactly what the scent is. But when I do smell it, it takes me back to when I was in high school and I was an exchange student in Japan, and it takes me back to that moment where I’m walking around the streets in Tokyo, Japan in high school. I also kind of relate smells and fragrances to people that I know and I’m like, oh, this is my friend’s smell, and then it also takes me back to specific memories that I’ve had with them before. I know that when summer is coming, there’s a certain scent that I get and I’m like, oh I know, summer is coming, like summer is on its way. I also like to think about how in the future, when I have my own home and family that my family home is going to have a certain smell and it’s just exciting to me to think about how when people come over, they are going to think, oh, that’s that family’s smell.