Thought of the Day - Itchy and Scratchy

75802-1731663-thumbnail.jpgChiggers....nasty little bugs, harvest mites actually..  Got into some recently as evidenced by a wealth of irritating little itchy bumps. 

Cortisone really helps control the maddening itching...then I wondered, what is cortisone.  Turns out it's derivation of cholesterol and suppresses your immune system.  Why that blocks itching and why suppressing your immune system is a good thing is beyond me...but I'll take the benefit.