Pretty solid day of just chewing on catch-up work… I have a new project on my plate, now, too… always good to see. I get to generate a program that can create assorted sample/ test data on the fly, within an assortment of parameters. The hitch? The requesting folk don’t know for sure what the parameters will be… so I get to leave the architecture very open, for hanging other aspect on as I go. It should be pretty simple…though I know enough about the way things work to expect a few curveballs before the job is over with.
It seems that while I was away, Pam decided to put in her 2 weeks… it looks like she’s headed back to Ohio… in *December*… Brr… quite the way to jump in with both feet. I imagine that Sappho and Riker will miss her the most… They’re the last three Tampa-imports left, I think. Accounting will be much more dull, that’s for sure. Santie has some help selling now, too. A few departments have assistants now… Mail shop, sales, and Chupa. Perhaps (wishful thinking on my part) this means raises might come along sometime soon. Unlikely, but anything’s possible in this wacky world of ours.
Kev’s sis won free tickets to the new 007 flick… so he took the opportunity to blow out of there at a reasonable hour today. Good for him! I hope it’s a halfway decent movie.
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It’s that time of year. Go get shot. The Flu shot, that is.
Two reasons: First, of course, you don’t want to get sick. Especially, you don’t want to get miserably, incoherently, Stephen-King-The-Stand-everybody-dies sick.
Second and less obvious: If you don’t get sick, you can’t pass the bug to someone else. And even if you are strong and healthy, and shake it off in a week, the person YOU give it to, or the person THEY give it to, may be more vulnerable. The flu kills kids, and old people, and invalids. You don’t want to be part of that chain.
So get vaccinated… and if you get the bug anyway, stay home. Don’t share. With enough immune people, and with enough common sense among those who do catch it, flu season won’t turn into an epidemic, and people will live who otherwise would have died.