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Blog entry by revieck posted 563 days ago 608 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Don’t know about where you are, but around here a lot of coughing and hacking going on around here!

-- Some minds are like concrete - thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.

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#1 posted 563 days ago

Yes, I’m afraid it is worldwide. The hospitals are full everywhere from what I see in the news. My whole family has had it and some still do. Not much fun.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 563 days ago

I don’t and won’t take any “flu-shots”. Who knows what they are putting in your body. I don’t trust em, sorry.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 563 days ago

I take flu shots every year Roger because I have asthma. This is the first year I’ve been ill for the last 12 or 14 years and it was very mild and lasted only a couple of days. We don’t have to trust everybody, but our world does still run on trust to a great extent, and just living is a risk in itself. I consider the risk of inoculation to be fairly minimal, but I know some people do react badly to those flu shots.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 563 days ago

My wife works at a elementary school. Flu shots are mandatory!! I was almost never born. They didn’t think my dad would make it in the epidemic of 1918. Then they didn’t think my mother would survive whooping cough. Guess I’m a lucky guy ;-) Polio and TB were almost wiped out, but they are on the come back trail. I take my shots, benefit far out weigh the risks but the risks are too high for all the experimental drugs like Topamax that alter your brain chemistry.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 563 days ago

A lot of that flu and similar problems here also. I have my flu shots every year, I can remember back before
they had them, and I got so bad that I had to get better just to be healthy enough to die. ;-). The kitchen
remodel I am helping on has been held up for a week until the gentleman that has the 4’ belt sander got
well enough to supervise the thickness sanding of the panels we glued up. No way I am going to try to learn
how to run that expensive machine at my age. Reviek, I prefer my cough syrup made from grain products
with the help of a nice still.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 562 days ago

Those trees must be the Kentucky “Cough”ee tree. I’m full of bad jokes today. Well, I’m full of something.

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