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Of Sickness and Snowdays

January 2nd, 2008 at 09:06 am

I had a wonderful New Year's Eve party. My home was filled with friends and family. We laughed, played games, and...ate pizza.

I had a dream in the wee hours of January 1st that had something to do with my stomach being upset. I woke up to find that my stomach really was upset. I proceeded to do the things people do when their stomachs are severely upset for the next day. This included a sustained fever of 103 degrees.

While I haven't missed a day of school all year, I was going to have to call in because I have been visiting family some three hours from where I work. I simply could not drive under the circumstances, including a sever snow advisory.

Right as I was going to call in sick, I received an automated message from our superintendant. School was cancelled as a result of snow! Yay! I feel well enough today to make the three hour drive. Reason #548 why teaching is a wonderful profession: snow days!

3 Responses to “Of Sickness and Snowdays”

  1. koppur Says:

    I love snow days! Feel better!

  2. baselle Says:

    You lucky dog! Just don't puke in the car! Big Grin

  3. Dido Says:

    Glad you're feeling better today! Hope you felt well enough to enjoy the snow day.

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