Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A Line from the Sickroom
Rather under the weather, darlings - a most annoying lung problem that involves having to huff and puff at a clinical-looking and diabolically loud machine, not to mention any number of other indignities, chief among them a cough that combines the least attractive aspects of a wretching cat and a volcano mysteriously spewing phlegm in place of lava. Oh. Oh, dear. Sorry for that. Must be the meds.
But don't you think a Society Nurse could be awfully useful at times? She would be devoted to returning to health an ailing reputation, making sure one appeared in amusing snippets in all the right columns and perhaps arranging for an especially chic stay at Gstaad, Cannes, or Baden Baden. Think of all the people you know who could use one, private duty and 'round the clock...