The 4th of July

Happy 4th of July to all my American readers!

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For more serious ruminations about the 4th by yours truly, check out posts I’ve done on the topic before:

In the meantime, I’ll be rounding on my partners’ patients all morning, as I drew the 4th of July as one of the holidays that I have to cover on call. I’ll also be dreading tonight’s fireworks display. Now don’t get me wrong; I like a good fireworks display as much as the next guy. The problem is that our town’s display is close enough to our house that the explosions reduce our brave bunny killer to a whining, barking, cowering, quivering mass of dog flesh.