There was a bomb scare in the hospital today. A suspicious package was found and the hospital went into emergency mode. It was actually an impressive event, where all of a sudden the hospital police and city police department came rushing through the floor and very unceremoniously shoved us out of the wing ... and then proceeded to evacuate all the patients too!
The police also ordered everyone in the hospital to refrain from using their cell phones for some reason ... whether it was because the signals might interfere with their communication, or perhaps even because the signals might activate the suspicious package, no one was sure.
Better yet, they also made us turn off our pagers. So while this entire event was a tense and even frightening situation, it was almost worth it to be free of our digital leashes for several hours!
Oh, and it wasn't a bomb.