Familiar Sights, Sounds, Smells That Make Life Easy Now

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The piercing whistle of a pressure cooker early morning. Breakfast is getting ready in my neighbor’s home. Not in mine yet. I’m still savoring my first chai of the day.

The whirr of a blender. My mind bets its a smoothie. Safe bet.

The sweet tinkle of hollow metal chimes in someone’s balcony. It’s only the breeze, no spirits are involved.