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the scent of root beer?--framed by jasmine
We spent a day in May wandering the fragrant Antebellum streets of Charleston, SC... At first, we were puzzled by the omnipresence of, wait--is that the scent of root beer? Of all things, that's what our noses first told us--and then we realized it was all of the 'confederate' jasmine in bloom everywhere. The entire peninsula between the Ashley and Cooper rivers was full of the heady scent. Others' noses might register different olfactory allusions, but for my wife and me, the scent of Charleston's jasmine was chest-fillingly specific...
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