Honey Lemon Tea

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© Andrea Petersen
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Pleasant words are as an honeycomb,sweet to the soul, and health to the to the bones. Proverbs 17:24


How well I remember
Last year in December
Getting sick with a cold.
When you can't withhold
Sneezing and wheezing
It is not too pleasing...

Drinking hot tea...
With lemon and honey
Worked better for me
Than spending money
For cold medicines...
It has been almost a year
And you, my friends,
Can see I am still here!
Poetry by me, AJP

This self portrait was a practice shot that I did for the 1/365 photo diary series last year but did not post until now.

I was sicker than a dog for the first time in several years with a bad cold... I hate to be sick! Ugh!!!

But there is not much you can do for a common cold except to drink lots of
liquids, get your rest and try to think pleasant thoughts:)

17 responses

  • Mr Mann

    Mr Mann gave props (19 Nov 2010):

    Beautiful writing and accompanied by a shot full of imagination and depth. Really well done

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (19 Nov 2010):

    Simple is beautiful.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (19 Nov 2010):

    Sounds like that tea is powerful stuff! This is a perfect solution to the problem and a spot-on entry for the category.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (19 Nov 2010):

    Nothing like tea in your own cup when you are ill,,well done and good entry Andrea

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (19 Nov 2010):

    I hate to hear that you have a miserable cold!!!! Don Garrett's chicken noodle soup would help you along with the tea, maybe he'll send you some : )

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett said (19 Nov 2010):

    I doubt that FedEx will deliver my hot Chicken Noodle Soup!! LOL

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (19 Nov 2010):

    Thank you everyone for your comments...I am not sick now Ann...That was last year ...December 1st to be exact. .Yes, Donald's chicken noodle soup recipe is very good any time of the year...if you are sick or not. Donald, I see your comment after I answered Ann's and you wouldn't believe this but I was thinking about making some chicken noodle soup today..The weather has been very damp and bone chilling the last two days ...

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (19 Nov 2010):

    LOL Don, I was just kidding about shipping it to Andrea : ). Andrea, I am so glad to hear that you are not ill after all!!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (20 Nov 2010):

    A good entry Andrea!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (20 Nov 2010):

    Just what I drink when I have a cold. Works wonders. Really love the warmth of this shot, Andrea.

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (21 Nov 2010):

    Perfect entry!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (21 Nov 2010):

    I hope you can stay well this winter Andrea. This is a great entry for this theme!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (22 Nov 2010):

    This is a wonderful remedy, Andrea! Nice capture for the theme. A dear British friend of mine swears by hot toddies. According to her, when you feel a cold coming on, you take an aspirin and drink a cup of hot water with one ounce each of whiskey, lemon, and honey. I tried it. What really happens is that you don't care if you have a cold.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (22 Nov 2010):

    So true, it works.. the tones in this image are lovely, a very nice entry!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (22 Nov 2010):

    Great Entry!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (24 Nov 2010):

    Very well done!

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (30 Nov 2010):

    I see,we had the same thoughts of this theme :-)

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