The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Monday, November 19, 2007

Burning down the house

I'm feeling much better today.

Back on Friday I first felt the inklings of a cold inching its way into my system, and I began a schedule of heavy vitamin-C and a sea of fluids, followed by heavy sleep, and that seems to have done the trick.

But it wasn't all chicken soup and tissues. On Sunday, groggy from having just gotten up (around 7:00 pm), I went to the kitchen to make some tea and soup. I turned on the wrong burner (easy enough to do) and almost burned down Casa New Jersey when a stove cover (these thin metal lids that cover stove burners when not in use) caught fire. Fortunately, Wlofie caught it in time.

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