“Under the weather” is not quite the right phrase to describe what the Rifftides senior staff is experiencing this week. Who could ask for a better forecast than this one for the region east of the Cascade mountains?
The problem may be a virus inhaled early last month on the flight from the US to Sweden. The Ystad Festival staff doctor made that as a possible diagnosis. “Let your body heal itself,” he said. The body is not rushing to complete the task. I am giving it all the help I can, but I have concluded that for a day or two—maybe longer—it is best to increase rest, decrease the number of assignments, and cool it. Listening to the right music seems to help a little.
Let’s try Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines from 1928. It can make a person feel better just to hear what trailblazers they were.