I'm home and all is well.
Came home sick from Florida but am finally starting to feel better.
Turns out that spending two days in the air and two days teaching without much sleep is hard on the immune system.
And I got my computer back from the repair shop today.
Turns out that if you unplug your external hard drive on a regular basis without 'ejecting' it first, it will slowly but eventually corrupt your hard drive.
Josh Downs warned me about that but I didn't listen. (And thankfully, he's not the kind of guy that says, "I told you so.")