the soup cure

This change in season has brought all kinds of funky illness, knocking folks down like bowling pins. Number Four has spent the past few days under the covers. Today he seems to be on the mend—this morning’s guitar-playing tells me less sick, more schoolitis.

Lemon chamomile tea and a bowl of roasted carrot-ginger soup for The Boy. A cat for company, another day off school and banana bread? Now that’s a sick day worth having …