Passing the lumberyard
Um-m-m -- catch a whiff of clean-cut wood in orderly piles indoors and out: cypress shingles, locust fence posts, tough ash, sweet birch heartwood, valuable white oak. Sniff red cedar and pine -- closing your eyes a moment to be back in the woods. Where else can one find so instantly, so happily, such a redolent potpourri? Let's turn around and pass the lumberyard again.