It's been about 15 years since I last had a flu. Even then, in my late fifties, I recall being irritated that I did not bounce back as quickly as even five or ten years earlier. Although I returned to work, it was two or three weeks before I was returned to full energy.
That is as true this time but now I don't feel obligated to pretend to be back at full capacity quickly.
Yesterday, Thursday, I was particularly tired so I took the day off to snooze and nap and rest. That's why you get a musical interlude provided by TGB's resident musicologist, Peter Tibbles, for just such a circumstance as this.
It a lovely, gentle, little tune from Peter, Paul and Mary that I'm sure you are all familiar with:
At The Elder Storytelling Place today, Sondra Terry: The Perfect Two Dollars