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December 27, 2006

Brain on half power, and under the influence of a homemade (and GoodWife approved!) cocktail of antihistamine, decongestant, Tylenol, cough syrup, and coffee (natch…), I don’t have much to write. Or read, for that matter. Brain not work for Volf, only for blogs (which almost no one is posting) and magazines. Fortunately, I still have mental access to David Wilcox’s poem:


You ever wonder why you get a cold?
Look at the word – spell it – C-old.

You’re pulled over by the reaper for a warning
He says,”I clocked you thinking 80″
You know you’re not that old
You’ve been worried about the darkness in the morning

Well, I’ll give you something to worry about, he says
And he flips open his ticket pad
Appreciate your breathing

I’m gonna write you up a headache for those thoughts
Now why you been so worried
What have you been reading
And why do you have to tally all you’ve lost

I’ma write you up a head cold
It comes on like bad weather
So maybe you’ll appreciate the warming

See it gives a new perspective
Soon you’ll be feeling better
I’ll let you off this time
With a warning

He says, But take it easy, alright
People live around here

You won’t see him in time
What I’m trying to say is
You’ll miss him

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6 Responses to “C-OLD”

  1. Ryan says:

    Get well. I actually posted a blog, that may serve to briefly occupy you.

  2. sonja says:

    Hey … I’ve been posting. ;-)

    Hope you feel better soon. Drink a LOT of water … if it’s hot with lemon and honey then it tastes better and you get some vitamin C too.

  3. Anonymous says:

    bummer to miss you last night…hope you all get better soon!


  4. Anonymous says:

    david wilcox….reminds me of tc days!

  5. Erin says:

    My favorite cure-all is beef noodle soup from Pho 75. Feel better.

  6. Trish Groe says:

    Sounds like the dreaded “Med-Head”

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