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Sleepy

A crisp explosion of thunder from a nearby lightning strike awakened me. It happened less than an hour after I had drifted into sleep. High winds rattled the bedroom window awning. Small hail pellets clattered everywhere. Adrenalin was coursing through … Continue reading

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Owls And Larks

Jorge and I stumbled onto the topic of chronotypes this weekend. It all started when he asked if I categorize him as a night owl or an early bird. I said I hadn’t thought of him as either because he … Continue reading

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The Mosquitoes

I saw it before I heard it. The mosquito hovered over my hand after I switched on the bedside table lamp. It’s unpleasant to discover mosquitoes nearby, but it is especially frustrating at bedtime. I was especially sleepy and was … Continue reading

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Rest

When we become very tired and in need of rest, it’s time to pause awhile for some sleep. The next time you announce this desire, astonish those around you by quoting Robert Browning. “I have dared and done, for my … Continue reading

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Catnapping?

Yesterday was a pretty laid-back day for me.  My mood was mellow, and I had a mild desire to take a nap. My thoughts were soon drawn to my sister’s cat, Random Kitty.  I sometimes wonder if he has a … Continue reading

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Thinking About Sleep

I like to sit on my front porch stoop at night in the warm seasons.  I watch the changing skies, listen to the singing insects, and make note of the comings and goings of folks in the neighborhood.  During the … Continue reading

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Nap Time

I’ve noticed that the subject of naps has been in the news and on the Web a lot lately. The simple time-out or chill-time that we might enjoy for its own sake is being analyzed by medical experts. I pay attention to sleep … Continue reading

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