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In the last twenty-four hours, the most exciting thing I’ve done is brush my teeth. I haven’t left the house in three days. I haven’t showered in two.

For Christmas, my whole family got the stomach flu. My sister’s in-laws got it, gave it to my niece, who brought it with her to our house (full of me, my siblings, their spouses, their kids, and my parents), resulting in all of us laying around the living room, watching Gilmore Girls until our brains rotted. Not fun, but very funny.

I spent all of last night sleeping on and off, periodically hurling into an ice cream bucket, and begging God to make it stop, which it did around 6:00 A.M. While the rest of the world was going skiing and taking advantage of after-Christmas sales, my house was basically quarantined. No one came over, no one went out, and no one bathed.

This my holiday report.

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