The reason people shouldn't go on vacation is that it is nearly impossible to return to one's place of employment after said holiday, particularly when one is only a few weeks shy of completing one's contract and taking a very long vacation.
In other news, Welcome Pollen! We do hope you enjoy your stay in my lungs, eyeballs, nose and throat. We love you, we love you so effing much. We love that you make me look like someone punched me in the face and reduce my lung capacity to 60%. We love that you make my favorite time of year a living hell of histimines.
In the words of the great Andy Williams, "It's the most wonderful time of the year! It's the hap, happiest season of all!"
Actually, it is. I take it all back.