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Karma, My Cubs Cap, Daytime TV and the Flu. Thoughts of a NyQuil addled mind

I went on vacation and took the day after I got back to town off from work. That was probably a good idea on my part, not because I got my laundry done, but because that’s the day the flu hit me.

Since this happened after I got back from vacation, I am going to go with the idea that my Karma is very good at this point. I was apparently destined to suffer through this bout of the flu, but life was lined up such that I could enjoy my vacation, then get sick after I get home. You can’t ask for more than that, can you?

I try to learn as much as I can from whatever I go through in life. Here is what I learned from this bout with the flu, which was largely spent staring at the television while wrapped in a blanket on my couch. Read the rest of this entry »

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Swine Flu shots are packed with microchips. Seriously.

If you see this, don't eat it.

There have been calls from the extremes of both political wings and from the paranoid conspiracy folks for people to choose not to take the H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine when it comes out.

Generally, I tend to be against such extremism. I find it divisive, unproductive and mean-spirited. In this case though, I am encouraging you to do whatever you can to keep the extreme fringe of our population on task in the opposition to the vaccination and hold them to any promises made not to take a shot. Read the rest of this entry »


Avoiding Swine Flu

I am aware that you can pick up your paper or turn on the television to any channel at any moment and get more information on avoiding swine flu than you care to hear.

Really though, how many times can you be taught how to wash your hands?

Please tell me you were doing this anyhow.

Please tell me you were doing this anyhow.

Haven’t we all been told not to sneeze on our friends? Nothing personal, but I think if you can read this, and you don’t know how to wash your hands or that it is not cool to sneeze on me, I am going to have to tell you that I have significant problems with the way you were raised.

I’m going to assume that you washed your hands before you came online and that you want some new information. Something you can’t get from some other outlet. I am here to oblige. Read the rest of this entry »