We have 2 cases confirmed H1N1 flu in Guntown schools already, and tonight at church one mentioned they just took their grandson to the hospital with a high fever.
His cousin, whom they all just spent time with over the last week (since our VBS started), was already in the hospital with a confirmed case of H1N1 also. They are hoping the young one -- he's 2 -- doesn't have it, but most likely he does given his symptoms and close time with the other who does.
So, I'm locking us down for a while until our trip up north. I'm not taking any chances with it, especially with the exposure now from VBS. I'm trying my best to just float it on by, but it's a serious soapbox of mine (always has been) about folks who are sick coming top church regardless. GRRRRR!!! That just chaps my spurs like you cannot believe. If you are sick, if you are coughing, sneezing or have goo running from your various nasal passages, if you or someone inyour household has been running a high fever...use the common sense The Lord has hopefully bestowed on you AND STAY HOME! Honestly, you don't get cookies and brownie points for bringing your sickness to church to share.
So, given the runabout nature of most folks, and the confirmed cases on our doorstep here, I'm just not throwing caution to the wind. Dewey has decided he's going to work, but the rest of us won't be seeing anything outside the perimeter of the property line until we leave on our trip Sept 4th.
Keep a prayer for the youngsters locally with the flu. Let it be mild and light.
Laugh at me, call me paranoid...just don't come to visit :o). And hey -- cover your keyboard before you type me a comment too.
Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.
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