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Home Again... with Ick

I am back home again in Santa Fe, after two weeks on the road in Baltimore and New York City.

Great trip... but I seem to have brought the plague home with me.

Some kind of con crud was going around at Balticon. My assistant Jo was stricken with it, as was my friend Lezli Robyn, though in both cases it did not manifest until after the con. Coughing, fever, headache, congestion, more coughing.

I got it too, albeit a milder case. And then my assistant Lenore was stricken. (So far Parris has been spared, knock wood).

We're all still under the weather, though recovering.

So I will keep this short. Lots to report on, lots to catch up on, but just now I don't have the energy. More sleep and more fluids... I should be my old self shortly....

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olunkaa
Jun. 8th, 2016 10:34 pm (UTC)
Get well soon!
Здоровья Вам!
uusimene
Jun. 8th, 2016 10:57 pm (UTC)
I figured it all out
Sorry, but it's done. Asoiaf is some time-dimension bending infinitely looping epic story.
RaUL_AMDERLAINE
Jun. 8th, 2016 11:02 pm (UTC)
Hacking off afflicted parts do sometimes stop the spread of the disease, but not always. Many a man have sacrificed one arm or foot, only to find the other going feverish. Once that happens, hope is gone.
GeekFurious
Jun. 8th, 2016 11:07 pm (UTC)
Con crud
Remember, feed a fever, feed a cold, feed every sickness because your body fights with calories not magic.
ranea
Jun. 8th, 2016 11:20 pm (UTC)
NOT TODAY
Remember your words, George. Remember your words.
aubreyc
Jun. 8th, 2016 11:23 pm (UTC)
Feel better!
Oh man. That sickness sounds terribly familiar. My family went through two cases of something like that this year and it seems highly contagious.

Take care of yourself!
akladybird
Jun. 8th, 2016 11:54 pm (UTC)
All people must cough...
I had that shit last week too, though I'm not any where near NY or Baltimore. Was down for a week, but on the bright side, it gets better. Hope you and yours gets better soon too.
Virginia R
Jun. 9th, 2016 01:03 am (UTC)
Get well soon.
dragonborngurl
Jun. 9th, 2016 01:12 am (UTC)
Wishing you a speedy recovery George. get lots of R&R you deserve it! Indulge in everything that makes you feel better and gets you healthy again!!
Alex Roderer
Jun. 9th, 2016 01:12 am (UTC)
Fell better buddy!
I was just thinking of you and thought i would check up on your blog! I hope you feel better soon!

As for me im reading more than human for the first time for my sci fi lit course at utd.
While it is school its pretty fun, we just played a table top rpg today.

Anyway get well soon and dont start an epidemic in santa fe! Cant wait for your next book!!!!!😂
Mark J. Crandley
Jun. 9th, 2016 01:41 am (UTC)
Feel better! And thank you, thank you, thank you for the amazing TWOW preview chapter from Baltimore.
EzShake
Jun. 9th, 2016 01:56 am (UTC)
Remedy
Dude, hot tea, hot chicken soup (with saltine crackers), a hot bath, Vicks vapo-rub on chest and neck (and under nose) and go to bed - you'll feel much better tomorrow.

In the meantime I'll reveal the big news for you: TWoW is coming out after episode 10, so perfect for Summer reading and as a Christmas gift and to absorb before GoT S7 starts next April.

Brienne and Jaime sittin' in a tree (just kidding) ... S7 and S8 to be shot together and then for Christmas 2018 the big movie version - that's when we'll see Dany, Jon and Tyrion on dragonback, Varys riding the Kraken, and the Night's King on the Ice Dragon (oh, and the Red Priests and Priestesses doing their spell stuff)
grrm
Jun. 9th, 2016 06:36 pm (UTC)
Re: Remedy
You should not joke about stuff like that, someone will take it seriously.
Re: Remedy - Jim Nee - Jun. 9th, 2016 07:34 pm (UTC) - Expand
Re: Remedy - jcherry - Jun. 9th, 2016 08:56 pm (UTC) - Expand
Sam Wells Pagano
Jun. 9th, 2016 02:49 am (UTC)
Con flu is the worst.
cjeast83
Jun. 9th, 2016 02:51 am (UTC)
Feel better!
Hope you get feeling better sorry you guys aren't feeling well.
Eduardo Chavez Morin
Jun. 9th, 2016 04:41 am (UTC)
Regards
Hey George,
Sorry you've contracted the plague , I hope you feel better soon,
Greetings from México.


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