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  • In these days of triple chocolate yule logs and all-singing, all-dancing pine-scented mince pies, however, the homely fruit cake can suffer from the stigma of overfamiliarity, even an off-putting wholesomeness.

    How to cook perfect Christmas cake

  • The faint mist over the lakes and the warm sun reflected from the glass curtain-walling seemed to generate an opal haze, as if the entire business park were a mirage, a virtual city conjured into the pine-scented air like a son-et-lumière vision of a new Versailles.

    Ballardian » The Office Park

  • He also designed these orbs to send out an occasional spray of pine-scented mist – a quirky, irreverent twist that became a signature of his art.

    L.A. Artist Transformed Everyday Craft Materials Into Art

  • Many cite his redo of the Tschuggen Grand Hotel's Bergoase Spa in pine-scented Arosa, two hours southeast of Zürich, as the genesis of modern bath design.

    Water With an Edge

  • Everyone else is walking the trails, enjoying the pine-scented air and the crunch underfoot

    Unexpectedly Eighty

  • For seven years, Kevin had been used to the pine-scented breezes of rural New York State, the crisp clean winds off the ridges outside the prison walls.

    Zebratown

  • He hesitated in the evening light, watched Larson disappear into the narrow throat of the opening in the rubble, took a good, deep breath of pine-scented air, and descended.

    Vermilion Drift

  • I hid in the parking lot, which stunk of urine, rotting garbage, and pine-scented disinfectant.

    Haunted Honeymoon

  • In the morning, miners walked up the pine-scented slopes, from their homes in the hamlets below—Teec Nos Pos and Lukachukai, Cove and Red Rock—and in the evenings, they headed back down from their jobs, just as the Cane Valley men did.

    Yellow Dirt

  • The stench of stale beer almost masked by pine-scented cleaning solution.

    Waiting for the Train to Minsk

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