A winter rhinovirus has bivouacked among the family like the Russian army this week. This blogger’s immune system has declared chest-cold war on it. Nights of bronchial bull-riding ensue, making for flat days. The only projects I can limp with at the moment are a little reading and guitar work. Misery leaches the inspiration right out of a person, which is scant news to the miserable. Maria Elena, who helps maintain the house, has picked a batch of lemons and taught me to boil a sprig of thyme to make a hot infusion of lemon juice and honey. Three times a day, she commands.

(c) 2018 JMN.

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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2 Responses to Rhinovirus

  1. Oh dear, I do hope you are all on the mend now. Maria Elena’s remedy sounds perfect. 😷

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