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April 27th, 2009

Monday concerns

Today the local scene is filled with concern about the swine flu outbreak in Mexico. One case in the Dallas suburb of Richardson already resulted in a week-long elementary school closure. I hope that the health authorities in all the involved countries can get help to those afflicted and minimize the ill effects of the outbreak.

I'm enjoying the e-mails I received today about how much fun my classmates had at the reunion event I skipped. I regret the choice somewhat, but not enough to have chosen differently. It's good to remember sometimes that I cannot do everything.

The rain today made for a charming lunchtime drive. I rolled over the older bridge over Lake Ray Hubbard into Rowlett. I made a mental note to visit the small historical museum. Then I drove back to work.