research supports the idea that strong relationships boost the immune system, protecting against illness.

Christmas eve, of course, and i’m not feeling .. well. I mean i’m feeling bad.
probably just tired.

spent the day in the city. which was surprisingly bare, even the mall and the esplanade. a decorated fire engine drove around and around playing loud Christmas music and blaring its horn every so often.

who thought of a partridge in a pear tree? why a partridge? why a pear tree? do they like pear trees?
in the Australian version it’s.. a kookaburra in a gum tree, of course.