Long Train to the Redeeming Sin while taking a bit of sun on the Hammock of Great Faith.
THoGF is not the sturdiest of outdoor lounging equipment and thus requires a certain amount of getting right with one's maker before commending yourself to its fraying embrace. Still, it makes for a cozy and picturesque reading spot, and it was there I made my mistake.
I mentioned to my Stateside friends, most of whom are frozen thanks to that polar vortex we've been hearing so much about, that if it made them feel any better, I had to put on a shawl to protect myself from the slightly cool Pacific breeze.
Surprisingly, it did not.
|You sir, are a charlatan and fraud|
Today I'd like to hear your home remedies for colds.
I prefer a big steaming bowl of Chinese hot and sour soup and plenty of tea with honey and ginger plus the occasional restorative whisky. Hot Latin Boy insists all things can be cured with honey, lime and tequila and his mother knows in her heart of hearts the only way to cure anything is to slather the patient with a generous layer of lard and then wrap them in banana leaves and let them steam.