We Smell Like Diesel Engine

It’s our special scent. Maybe we should patent it. We call it that Boatlike Smell

a photo of a large diesel engine mounted on wooden flooring
Gardner Diesel Engine. Photo credit: Author

It’s a particular thing we have discovered about spending time on our boat that we now live on. We smell special. In our case that means diesel, mildew, and in the winter woodsmoke from our fireplace. I often also leave behind a scent of patchouli although I don’t use perfume…



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