Funny title right?
There's one drawback to living in the same neighborhood you happen to work in: Being Sick. I'm home sick today. I have a fever, runny nose, and oh...so much more. I'm a little pale (yes, it is possible), dull eyes, very tired...sick. Home...sick.
I did have to venture out to get the usual "I've got a cold" supplies, like tissue, cough drops, chicken soup, and cash for Iolani's doctor appointment coming up in an hour or two. But, I only got as far as getting the cash. Everything else will have to wait until after 5 p.m.
After 5 p.m....anyone I work with or for will have escaped the neighborhood in order to nestle back in their own neighborhood. I was outside the building - maybe by about 15 steps and I saw a couple of the folks from the Regional Connector PE team. I'm not a vain person, but I don't need these folks seeing me in my kind of pajamas/weekend/sick wear.
I don't have the energy to put on work clothes, deodorant or socks in order to get my chicken soup. I'd rather starve it out for a couple of hours in order to avoid the sidewalk at Wilshire/Hope.
File that under: things not said during the housing tour. :-)