Sunday, November 9, 2008
It is well known here that I have a bad cold every 3 weeks. Kate and Jim tell me that I should take cider vinegar and honey everyday and will be miraculously immune to colds. I hope so, because every time I go to the bank or the grocery store some small brat sneezes on me.
I was driving our visitor (SEE SPRINGER BELOW) home tonight and began thinking about the cider and honey thing. It is about 50 or so miles of hills to my parents'. You go through all these little villages, pop. 200, and some cow barns on the outskirts, and nothing but dark woods and farms all over. You look into these barns and think about how hard these families work just to make ends meet. Amazing. I have an easy life alright, and I don't live in the absolute middle of nowhere either.
There was rain and snow falling as I came back. I saw a few houses that made me wish for the camera: the real McCoy--so many lights all over the house and yard for Christmas that airplanes would get confused and land in the driveway.
Anyway, I was thinking cider vinegar and honey, and it would seem Kate and Jim are right, and I need to go shopping and soon I will be terribly healthy even amongst the sneeziest brats.
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