07/17/13 - posted by Jo Anne Q
Gosh, reading these posts reminded me of another "cure-all." If I had a really bad cold or the flu, sometimes it was hard getting to sleep. My Mom would whip up a real, honest-to-god Hot Toddy - hot water, lemon, honey and WHISKEY! Worked like a charm in getting the Sandman to arrive...
(Please don't tell Child Protective Services about this. They'd probably head down to Holy Cross, have Mom exhumed and toss her in jail!)

P.S. Ah yes - the radio as a bedside companion during one's confinement. "Don McNeil's Breakfast Club" was a favorite...
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