The Question

I admit that I did not pay attention to the weather forecast today.

As a result, I do not have my umbrella or my wellies.

Why do I do that?


“I have to officially ask you this question: has your three-year-old son Jaz┬átraveled to and/or returned from any country in West Africa, such as Liberia or Sierra Leone, and/or been exposed to anyone suffering from Ebola within the past 21 days?” — the hotline operator for our provider’s on-call nurse, who was smiling (I could tell) before patching me over to ask the nurse about congestion medicine.