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30 March 2016 @ 10:40 pm
Photo Meme: Day 7 - Orange  
Hmmm, this one was tough. For some reason there's almost zero orange around me, hee. I was also trying to find something on my way home but came up with nothing. And for this reason I have to post the pic I've taken at work today :D




This is my tiny arrangement at work. I always keep a stash of scented tea lights in my drawer and I use one every day. I just like to have a tiny light burning, especially when the weather outside is very crappy (like today). The stash I'm currently using is not only orange in color but also has a citrus scent :D
 
 
 
Sherylynsherylyn on March 30th, 2016 08:57 pm (UTC)
Hee! I love the idea of using the candles to literally brighten your day -- and the smnell's gotta be appealing, too!
Antjedieastra on March 30th, 2016 09:31 pm (UTC)
I'd say that totally counts as orange! Although I must admit that I am not a fan of any scents. I prefer candles without them.
kanarek13: snuggleskanarek13 on March 30th, 2016 09:41 pm (UTC)
The scent part is actually for practical reason. In the very rare ocassion when my boss actually comes into the office, she always ignores the no smoking policy. She's like a f****** chimney and the whole office stinks of cigarette smoke for days. I always have to wash all my clothes and wash my hair immediately after I get home because I stink all over /o\ So the candles are also to get rid of at least some of the stench.
Antjedieastra on March 30th, 2016 09:57 pm (UTC)
Thankfully in our company it actually was the boss who installed the no smoking policy - long before it was official law. I remember when I got interviewed for the job he asked me if I smoked. I never had so had no problem there. But it was only over the years that I really learnt to appreciate the clean air. I guess I'm lucky like that.

Especially at Christmas when my co-workers also do scented candles, my throat often will hurt from them. Some less, some more. It depends.
kanarek13: snuggleskanarek13 on March 30th, 2016 09:43 pm (UTC)
Yes, I love them, I light them at home too, I just like to have that tiny light burning :P And at work they are also for practical reasons (see reply below)
Sherylynsherylyn on March 30th, 2016 10:12 pm (UTC)
Argh. That would make me want to have all kinds of "good smells" around, too. But they're still pretty, too :)

But seriously, re: your boss: EWWWWW!!
kanarek13kanarek13 on March 31st, 2016 11:27 am (UTC)
I'm a non-smoker, I hate smoke, I understand that other people smoke but I would really just appreciate if they did it away from me :)

Thankfully my boss coming to work really is a miracle, so I don't have to suffer too often :P
Sherylynsherylyn on March 31st, 2016 07:19 pm (UTC)
I'm right there with you. I always want to tell them that they're free to smoke, but I'm also free to gag ;-) I'm glad a lot of places here have forbidden it, but it's still around far more than I'd prefer.

LOL In this case, I suppose that's an especially good thing!!
leesa_perrie: Tree Sunlightleesa_perrie on March 30th, 2016 09:52 pm (UTC)
Oh, nice idea of how to brighten the day! Lovely photo! :D
kanarek13kanarek13 on March 31st, 2016 11:23 am (UTC)
Thanks :D Another tiny flame is flickering in my office right now :D