ugh. I wish I could

ugh. I wish I could write something bright and cheery here today: things are going fine, and I got to hang out with someone I really admire today, but I feel like crap. For the first time in my life, I have allergies. After spending the last three years indoors in hyper-filtered, air-conditioned, sterile comfort at UCLA, I'm now prone to pollen. It's funny, but something that's just slightly irratating by itself, like a never-ending runny nose, can make everything worse.

blah. make it stop.