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Ron Winnegrad has been a Perfumer and teacher for 46 years. As a perfumer, Ron has been able to express the world he sees through a rainbow of olfactive and emotive visions. As a teacher, Ron has helped others to see fragrance through his own multi sensorial lens.


                                                         “Life goes on , it continues to cycle. The sun comes up each morning and with it comes new opportunity, new hope. No matter what kind of mess I have made of the day before, no matter what victories I have celebrated, each new day is a change to […]


                                                             EVERYDAY of your life is a day in “school.” No matter what your age, some days you are the student and some days you are the teacher. Open your HEART/SOUL and learn from others their perspective on life. Learn their acquired knowledge, there is always something to learn from […]


                                        It was 40 years ago a customer gave me a Teddy Bear in appreciation for our WORKING IN CONCERT. I immediately named him Grizz. Then, realizing he has a name, I could not leave him home. He had a name , he became my friend. I then carried him […]


                                       The “FOOTPRINTS” we leave in the HEARTS and SOULS of others will never fade. Starting out in life one is enthusiastic and seeks their own path in life. One looks to making a difference, leaving a voice, a “FOOTPRINT” on this earth. Sometimes one loses the way because it […]

“BE AS ONE”…John Lennon, Winnegrad

                                            The “LARGE LETTERS” following are from the song, the small letters, as I am, are from me. Let us “IMAGINE” the emotional message setting the tone in our lives, which is definitely needed now. “YOU MAY SAY I’M A DREAMER. BUT I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE.” “IMAGINE ALL THE […]


                                              The happiness of being alive is apparent in the SENSES found in the limbic system of the brain and found in the soul. The SENSE of smell, hearing, sight, touch, emotions and memories. These SENSES make up the original part of the brain. They are connected to the soul […]


                                                     A HABIT is a tendency to repeat an action, a customary action. A HABIT refers to an act repeated so often by an individual that it has become automatic with them. So as a freshman at Syracuse University on the lacrosse team I wanted to excel at the sport. […]


                                                 Many years ago when I was about 15 years old my father was a boxing manager and taught me to box at an early age. We had many boxers staying at our house from time to time. One day when my father came home from work he was told […]


                                                       YOU DO NOT OWN YOUR THOUGHTS, YOUR THOUGHTS OWN YOU. They come and go as they please. NEGATIVE THOUGHTS act like a bully, they never give you anything, they just take.  If your NEGATIVE THOUGHT comes from an imperfection you have, then that flaw can’t be changed. Accept it […]


                                            Before Jim Brown was a Hall of Fame player for the Cleveland Browns he played lacrosse for Syracuse University making the All-American team. I was a freshman at Syracuse and he was a senior. One day there was an inter-squad game. The freshmen against the varsity. There was a […]