Stimulate the Senses Archive
See what this Tall Drink of Water was enjoying!

For the week of April 10, 2002:
Sight: puzzles
Sound: acoustic guitar
Smell: Spring
Taste: fresh salad
Touch: rain drops while running
Sixth: change is good


For the week of March 7, 2002:
Sight: NY Times Sunday crossword
Sound: surprise doorbell ring
Smell: movie popcorn
Taste: Mountain Dew Code Red
Touch: hugs
Sixth: It's going to be an incredible year.


For the week of Jan. 30, 2002:
Sight: Blue Man Group
Sound: "Go Pats!"
Smell: bagel bites
Taste: sister's homemade Za
Touch: warm January air
Sixth: Fuster Mozzy is in front of a mirror.


For the week of Jan. 7, 2002:
Sight: stories from Mr. FB's Story Book
Sound: a child's voice saying, "Miss Becca"
Smell: musty rented condos
Taste: Golden Grahams
Touch: New Year's Eve dancing fool
Sixth: Crossword compatability couldn't be sweeter.


For the week of Dec. 18, 2001:
Sight: Scrabble boards
Sound: overplayed Enrique Iglesias
Smell: crackling fires
Taste: turkey on rye from Melissa's deli
Touch: bowling balls
Sixth: It's time for a nap.


For the week of Nov. 25, 2001:
Sight: clean apartments
Sound: brothers singing Neil Diamond
Smell: morning bacon
Taste: hot cocoa (with whipped cream)
Touch: cool fall air
Sixth: It's going to be a wonderful Christmas.


For the week of Oct. 22, 2001:
Sight: skeletal windchimes
Sound: Rhett Miller/Old 97s songs
Smell: eau de Emerald Inn
Taste: frozen Milky Way bars
Touch: rocking chairs
Sixth: DJ Fuzzy Dumper will be the hot toy this Christmas.


For the week of Oct. 15, 2001:
Sight: De La Guarda
Sound: "Yahtzee"
Smell: burning leaves
Taste: Milk Duds
Touch: leather couch
Sixth: change is good


For the week of Oct. 3, 2001:
Sight: The Matrix on DVD
Sound: Uncle Wiggily story-tellers
Smell: Juniper Breeze lotion
Taste: birthday cake
Touch: crepe-like comforters
Sixth: I could get used to this


For the week of Sept. 10, 2001:
Sight: pinky-linkers
Sound: Guru and Badu
Smell: 10,000 lakes
Taste: ice cream cones
Touch: Cubs jersey
Sixth: road swings couldn't be sweeter


For the week of Aug. 27, 2001:
Sight: pool face
Sound: G n' R "Sweet Child of Mine"
Smell: vanilla candle
Taste: electric lemonade
Touch: Aunt Jamima scarf
Sixth: Life is good


For the week of Aug. 21, 2001:
Sight: reasonably hot balcony views
Sound: Billie Holiday
Smell: crop-duster fumes
Taste: Fierce Gatorade
Touch: 3 day stubble
Sixth: it's time to hit the road


For the week of Aug. 13, 2001:
Sight: Road Swing by Steve Rushin
Sound: "Wish you Were Here" by YClef Jean
Smell: salmon on the Foreman grill
Taste: cream soda
Touch: Braille braids
Sixth: it's gonna be hard to leave


For the week of July 24, 2001:
Sight: Tavern on the Green
Sound: 3:25 spelling lessons
Smell: sidewalk cafes
Taste: carrot puree
Touch: air-conditioned rooms
Sixth: it's ok to take a chance


For the week of July 12, 2001:
Sight: excellent drivers
Sound: latenight Coldplay songs
Smell: freshly cut grass
Taste: spalmon
Touch: warm sun
Sixth: His grace is enough.


For the week of July 1, 2001:
Sight: Fireflies in Riverside Park
Sound: friendly banter
Smell: coconut suntan lotion
Taste: ripe tomatos
Touch: cool breeze
Sixth: perseverance is rewarded


For the week of June 24, 2001:
Sight: Camelback Mountain
Sound: encouraging words from kids
Smell: corned beef and Lysol
Taste: edamame
Touch: oceanside hammocks
Sixth: Patience ... Grasshopper. Patience.


For the week of June 16, 2001:
Sight: Mattel football
Sound: "Superman" by Five for Fighting
Smell: roasted peanuts
Taste: sushi
Touch: hugs from Lil Sis
Sixth: Never let go of the heart.


For the week of June 9, 2001:
Sight: Washington monuments
Sound: Lifehouse
Smell: New Jersey
Taste: MetRx bars
Touch: courtside seats
Sixth: Rules can finally be followed.


For the week of June 3, 2001:
Sight: Miami sunsets
Sound: Latin music
Smell: Flex-All
Taste: fresh-squeezed Florida OJ
Touch: soft gray t-shirts
Sixth: Absence makes the heart grow fonder.


For the week of May 27, 2001:
Sight: Shrek
Sound: fans in the Hartford Civic Center
Smell: fresh CT air
Taste: food at Jimmy's Uptown Cafe
Touch: post game hugs
Sixth: out of sight, out of mind


For the week of May 21, 2001:
Sight: 14,000 in MSG
Sound: "Trapped" by Bruce Springsteen
Smell: coffee shops
Taste: preseason victories
Touch: angel wings
Sixth: It's all good.


For the week of May 10, 2001:
Sight: approaching subway trains
Sound: David Gray live at Radio City
Smell: coconut shampoo
Taste: ice cold blue Gatorade
Touch: soft fleece sweatshirts
Sixth: Follow the dream.


For the week of May 2, 2001:
Sight: teammates
Sound: "The Cowboy in Me" by Tim McGraw
Smell: sneakers fresh out of the box
Taste: lemon icies
Touch: cold sheets in the summer
Sixth: The higher step is within reach.


For the week of April 24, 2001:
Sight: the Potomac River
Sound: crashing waves
Smell: salt air
Taste: crabcake sandwiches
Touch: clean floors
Sixth: mark the occasion


For the week of April 12, 2001:
Sight: black and white photographs
Sound: landing planes
Smell: Allure by Chanel
Taste: hot cocoa
Touch: hugs from tall friends
Sixth: Just play.


For the week of April 3, 2001:
Sight: 11 hoopsters piling out of a Ford Expedition.
Sound: Babylon by David Gray
Smell: Rainy days
Taste: mc2
Touch: Australian Shepherds
Sixth: It's enough.


For the week of March 26, 2001:
Sight: Proud grandparents.
Sound: Songs by Doug DeHart.
Smell: Familiar cologne.
Taste: Crushed ice.
Touch: Worn leather basketballs.
Sixth: Youthful hearts hold truths.


For the week of March 19, 2001:
Sight: Early morning L.A. sunrises.
Sound: Laughter (from the soul).
Smell: Cinnabons in the airport.
Taste: Strawberries and whipped cream.
Touch: Towels right out of the dryer.
Sixth: The answer is right around the corner.


For the week of March 12, 2001:
Sight: Tulips (Even though they're not in season, my fave flower can be found.)
Sound: "I Try" by Macy Gray
Smell: Issey Miyake perfume
Taste: Bertucci's Spinach Sausage soup
Touch: Soft Coach leather
Sixth: Final 4 in St. Louis is gonna be Off The Hook!