-no matter how sick you are, you will probably still have to go to work because there's nobody to take your place
-everybody you come in contact with (from your students to the store cashiers) will also be sick, exposing you to more and more germs
-your bronchial cough will be mistaken for smoker's hack
-if you and your spouse are both sick and uninterested in cooking dinner, your delivery options are limited to frozen pizza you carry home from the store
Steve and I both have very bad colds. It's sad. My apologies for the blog silence, but it's probably better for everybody if I don't write long posts...