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Growing up anosmatic I have never been able to recognize soured milk, rotted meat, or smoke from a fire as it tore through my house yet, quizzically, I have always been able to smell the snow.
For as long as I can remember, without getting out of bed to look out the window, I could wake up and know instinctively if the fine white powder had fallen to Earth and littered every nook and cranny of my yard.
Lamenting all winter how I haven't seen a single flake my co-workers figure I'd be overjoyed with the weather report declaring impending snowfall in the morning, but I shrugged it off remarking, "I'll believe it when I see it."
I woke up today and from my bed I can see outside the window and in the horizon, lining the parking lot, is a row of white cars and vans.
Leaping out of bed in delight I hope that living on the 9th floor of an apartment complex for the first time in my life I've simply been too high up to smell the snow.
There are too many white government vehicles in this city, It didn't even rain.