Thursday, August 12, 2010

Monscents


This one time, we found my mom cleaning the pool in the eye of a monsoon. Tall metal pole, bobbing, her dress, a swirl. Perhaps she had a death wish. Or maybe she just craved some excitement in her life.

Either way, there's nothing quite like the smell right before a monsoon. The air is electric.

photo via onebadapple

7 comments:

  1. ohmygodteepeesandcactiandpoolsandmonsoonsfuck

    i miss that smell SO MUCH. we don't get it here.

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  2. i didn't spend nearly enough time in the AZ this summer. look at you, tricking me into missing that scalp-cracklin' heat.

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  3. i suddenly want to go to tucson like, so bad.

    #stupidsandiegoyousuck

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  4. Fuck the Ace Palm Springs... let's all go to Hotel Congress!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. and zachary's pizza, oh my god.

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  6. hotel conGRESSSSSS! my borther in law has worked at the tap room since lord knows when. i want ben's band to do a little desert tour SO BAD; :::Joshua Tree; pappy & harriets ::: Tucson; Club Congress ::: Bisbee; TBD:::

    The only prob with congress is no pool. :(

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  7. i actually kind of miss monsoons in Asia. just a little though.

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