Pleased to meet you, xhepera! I pass near your part of the country every now and then. Your story sounds like a lot of us. We were here for some reason or another, and never left. I think you're going to like it here.
Have you sampled Sel de Vétiver yet? You just have to try it, if you like vetiver. Absolutely the smoothest, most transparent, ephemeral vetiver frag ever made, IMO. An explosive compliment-getter, too.
You know, I still have to see that movie. It's gotten mixed reviews, but so many people here like it, I figure it has to have something going for it.
I feel like perfume is the most abstract form of beauty that humans can appreciate physically. I agree with you that the very idea of perfume is compelling.
I think you're in the right place!