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not surprising, flu was MIA 6 months ago in the south. Even in normal circumstances it only has an R around 1. The same masks and distancing that pushed covid-19 from 3 to 1ish would have only 1 in 3 people with the flu infecting anyone else. That's enough to crush it short term; but even if we could drive human cases all the way to zero it'd spring back from animal reservoirs once things return to normalish.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, weighing all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
My Spidey-sense is tingling. I have this feeling of utter dread regarding the coming work day. Worse, my email Inbox has not been the usual pool of bubbling, malodorous ichor, foul with the stench of utter evil.
Even my dog is feeling it. He's doing a "Timmy fell down the well, but I just can't be arsed to remember where" thing.
This has the feeling of one of those "everything's broken and we're all gonna die" sorts of days, that ends with my drowning my sorrows in strong drink...
Well drowning 'em in weak drink just takes sooooo long.
"I have no idea what I did, but I'm taking full credit for it." - ThisOldTony
"Common sense is so rare these days, it should be classified as a super power" - Random T-shirt
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I felt that way yesterday. On the way to work, I had this feeling of, I left that Amazon job turned off all weekend, after finalizing some testing and deploying a new version on Friday. I just knew it was going to be a bad day.
On arrival, I determined I hadn't forgotten anything, and all was good.