Red means widespread

Yesterday I had a mild sore throat. Last night, the TV news showed a map of the US indicating flu outbreaks and Texas was colored red. This morning, I definitely have congestion in my chest.

So blog operations may be interrupted over the next few days while I stagger around, collapse and in general look and sound like the victim of a Word War I gas attack.

"Gassed" by John Singer Sargent

February 9, 2007 9:38 AM |



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