In the words of Tom Lehrer, "Spring is here, spring is here/Life is skittles, and life is beer/I think the loveliest time of the year is spring/I do/Don't you?/ 'course you do!
Like hell I do......The pollen count has risen in 180 degree opposition to Bear Stearns stock, and my head and nose are applying for divorce from the rest of my body. I started praying before the temple of Claritin yesterday, which, along with some Breathe-Right strips allowed me to have a generally restful night's sleep. Apart from that, I am keeping Kleenex in business single-handedly.
I have consistently marveled that, in the almost 9 years of living here in Rochester, my allergies have exploded exponentially. I mean, I NEVER had things this bad growing up in NYC, where the pollution is decidedly worse, amongst other things. Of course, there are different specimens of trees here, and I figure that has to be the culprit.
It is making the case in favor of deforestation all the more appealing.
It also makes for some interesting times when helping customers, and trying to hit the mute button on my phone before violently sneezing into the headset mic.
Now pardon me, as I need to go into my basement and get the power drill to drain out my sinuses. If someone has a better idea, I'm all ears.......Oh, wait, they're stuffed up too.......
the state of windmills - This is a nice series of old windmills the USPS put out in 1980 the one in *Virginia* is located in Williamsburg, known as the Robertson Windmill. the on...
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