we are fevering inside.
Tis the season to share the flu and colds with one another,
as we have done thoroughly this week.
First one, then to another, and so on, until the whole house is ringing
in a symphony of 7 people coughing non stop.
This week has been full of reading and napping amid a pile of pillows and stacks of blankets,
of continually sipping tea to soothe the throat,
and the less romantic: teaching little ones to blow their nose,
a humorous and inefficient process, to say the least.
When feeling pathetic, everyone wants to be held and snuggled,
Mama and the littles have been the last to fall to this undesirable virus,
which means that the older boys, who became ill first, are beginning to feel better.
They have been busy in their room doing what they do best:
creating lego structures, vehicles,
and all sorts of science fiction-ish things imaginable.
Their talent at building lego anything is nothing short of amazing.
I can build, like,
What they bring down to show the blurry eyed sniffling mama on the couch just must be shared,
and since some special folks have specifically asked,
here they are:
A castle ruins
An original helicopter
A speeder or two
I do hope that is inspiration for some little boys out there,
and that ya all stay well away from this here bug.