Death Pollen

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While the rest of the country gets snowed on, Phoenix is being blanketed in drifts of big yellow pollen from the mesquite trees. Sure, it looks pretty, but everyone is terribly allergic to it. I am terribly allergic to it: today my head feels like it’s going to explode, my throat is scratchy, and my ability to concentrate is gone.

Lots of hot coffee will be consumed this afternoon.

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