I decided to pull a tarot card on this whole Whooping Cough situation:

I got the Judgement Card.

Judgement Card
Judgement
(source: http://www.alchemywebsite.com/tarot/art_tarot11.html )

The Judgement card calls for a period of reflection and self-evaluation. Through meditation or quiet reflection, you may come to a point of deep understanding about the common themes throughout your life and what you can do or change to avoid these situations in the future.… read more

My poor son, 13 years old and is getting over Whooping Cough.

His “cold” started during Spring Break. We think he might have picked up the infection during his trip to sea camp. (End of Feb / Beginning of March)

Looking back, he had moments of yuckiness over Spring Break (and I wonder if the all-night lock-in allowed the bug to truly catch up with him).  … read more