Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

My fever broke at 2:30.  I woke in the dark, the shades drawn, melting under a wool sweater and layers of quilts, the heat hiked to 72 degrees, Doug still asleep.  Brutal.  We hadn’t had the flu in over a decade.  It hit us swiftly and fiercely. Doug went to the store to get us …

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