at the time, i laughed and said yeah yeah, thinking this would apply to things like terrorist threats and bombings or similar circumstance where alarm would be justified. i failed to realize that it would also apply to things like rumored snowstorms and freak traffic accidents.
this was the lead story on this morning's memphis commerical appeal:
which is dreadful. but which also meant i was treated to this email from my father:
and to which i responded: yes, yes, i are ok.