Sometimes it does not take much to "break" things. Whilst this spiral looks a touch "thorny" it is actually rather fragile and should be handled with great care. The same can be said of many people.
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Today's Gratitude Item: Kleenex. Lets just say that without them, having a running nose would not be a pretty sight! I currently have the runny nose / slight cough thing happening. Am feeling fine, mostly - certainly not sick enough to take time off. Of course, getting the sniffles whilst on vacation is what responsible teachers do. We get sick in the holidays so that we don't need to take time off from teaching during the term.