Dear Curiosity Journal,

Kneeling near the ewes, I breathe in the intermingling aromas of animals and hay. When the sheep first arrived, Rufus remarked on the pleasant scent of livestock when they are well taken care of, and I had to admit, I rather enjoyed their essence myself. We considered that our propensity to take pleasure in an odor that others may find offensive could be linked to childhood nostalgia, but it’s a bit curious nonetheless. Does anyone else fancy the smell of a well kept 4H barn or a small homestead barnyard?