Blogmas Day 23: Bug

Somehow I’ve caught a tummy bug, with accompanying cramps and chills. I have been bundled up under my crocheted blanket, cozy on my easy chair, all morning.

Another cloudy, dreary day out there. It is so warm and welcoming in Mist Cottage. When I am not feeling well I love the sounds the house makes. The ticking of the clock, the dull roar as the furnace fires up, the sound of the furnace fan as it blows warm air all over the place, and the muffled sounds of Attila’s activities, as he putters around doing his thing. There is snow on the ground here, and sounds out there are muffled and muted, barely perceptible.

I don’t like feeling ill, but it does slow one down enough to “smell the roses”.

Hoping this thing passes quickly, there is a lot of good eating coming up!



Date: 11:00 AM EST Sunday 23 December 2018
Condition: Mostly Cloudy
Pressure: 102.2 kPa
Tendency: Rising
Temperature: -6.5°C
Dew point: -9.7°C
Humidity: 78%
Wind: E 5 km/h
Wind Chill: -9
Visibility: 24 km


“We can’t all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.”
Will Rogers
1879 – 1935

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Eileen Barton

Feel better soon, Maggie! I’m hoping to go curl up with my cats for a bit after I finish my baking…nutroll. Yum!


Get well soon, Maggie! It’s the sick house, here, too. Fortunately, I have a four day weekend, and am mostly resting. It seems to be doing me good. …Joan


Last year at a time I wasn’t feeling well I found myself thinking of our warm furnace as my friend, keeping me toasty warm. Even today I reach for that and it brings a smile to my face as the furnace turns on, my friend keeping me warm. 🙂


Ah! So intent on my story I forgot to say get well soon!