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The Pancake Chronicles: rain, rain, go away

The Pancake Chronicles

Friday, March 07, 2008

rain, rain, go away

lettuce flower

      Oh woe! Oh rue. I am stuvved ub wid a sore throad. When I was a girl and wasn't feeling well I'd say "I have dough in my veins". Everything sluggish as though my insides are bread kneaded and rising. I don't even really know what that means. It's just what it feels like. And I'm with my dear friend whom I haven't seen in a year and I wish I was bright sunshine o'er her but I am drizzle in a cloud. How wonderful these things don't matter one bit with those who love us most.

lettuce flower II


Blogger Koala Bear said...

Oh Colleen, I am so sorry to see you are sick!! Hopefully it won't last long.
When you get back, let's go for some long walks together, k? (I think you know why)

7 March 2008 at 21:07  
Blogger Colleen said...

Moni! You make me laugh. HA! You are so great. Long walks would be perfect, just perfect. :)

7 March 2008 at 23:09  
Blogger Scrapnqueen said...

Oh, I hope you didn't catch it from me! I wouldn't wish this cold on my worst enemy, if I had any.

Get better soon, Sunshine!

8 March 2008 at 13:24  
Blogger villagegirl said...

Ugh, I'm sorry to hear you're under the weather. Ick. I feel your pain. Get better soon!

8 March 2008 at 20:52  
Blogger Laurie said...

Hey can I get in one those walks. I hope you feel better soon Colleen. See you when you get home

8 March 2008 at 22:13  
Blogger Ed and Jenna said...

i love the pink. it looks like beautiful spring. i miss you.

8 March 2008 at 22:38  
Blogger Captain Cat said...

Is that a cabbage? Very pretty. "Say it with a Cabbage". Hmm, it doesn't really have the same ring to it though (say what with a cabbage?).

Hot lemon and honey. You get someone kind to go and squeeze one large lemon and mix the juice to hot (not boiling) water. Then the kind person adds a big dollop of honey and mixes it all up and serves it to you, tucked up in bed, in a lovely big mug.

My sweetness, do feel better soon, I am sending healthy vibes your way.


9 March 2008 at 11:20  
Blogger Sonya said...

Oh no! I'm so sorry to hear that you're not well. I hope that it's short lived and you're soon back to your old self. :)

9 March 2008 at 19:16  
Blogger Betsy77 said...

That is the most beautiful pink! Hope your well soon- I send a cup of tea your way :)

10 March 2008 at 11:09  
Blogger Colleen said...

Thank you, friends. I am feeling much better. Unfortunately I am now at the snotty, hacking stage of things in which everyone wants to remain a considerable distance away from me. However, two kind someones made me tea and honey (unbeknownst to Captain Cat's directions) and all sorts of other beautiful concoctions that made me feel loved so all is on the way to well. ♡

10 March 2008 at 16:29  
Blogger Ace said...

These are beaaaaaaaaaaautiful. Can you eat these? They'd look good with greens. I've only seen the very dark magenta ones.

13 March 2008 at 07:24  
Blogger Colleen said...

I actually don't know WHAT these flowers are. They just looked like big cabbages and so I named them such. I'm not sure if you can eat them or not but they would be really pretty in a salad, wouldn't they?

13 March 2008 at 15:33  

any questions?

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