Most school systems have art teachers
educating the eye and music teachers
educating the ear, but none so far has attempted
to tutor the nose.
Yet the nose holds the key to distinctions
no other sense can unlock,
and to esthetic pleasures as great for some
as music and pictures are to others.
from Your Educated Nose in Our Sentinels
section of the Reader's Digest
Our Human Body: Its Wonders and Its Care
adapted from Have You an Educated Nose?, Roy Bedichek
and How Your Nose Knows, Ruth and Edward Brecher
photo: Autumn Lura Astor