Tag Archives: sleep disorder

Some Sleep, My Kingdom For Some Sleep

I was awake most of the night last night. Again. My wife got up around three am, which of course woke up the dogs, which of course work me up. My wife was back to sleep in five minutes. I … Continue reading

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Insomnia, Incoherence, and Some Other I Word I’m to Bleary to Alliterate

I woke up at four thirty this morning. This is not unusual for me. I wake up a few times during the night and usually I fall back to sleep. But every now and then my addled brain locks into … Continue reading

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To Sleep, Perchance to Write

Last night my wife fell asleep just after supper. My instinct was to goof around on the Internet, getting into debates on Progressive Ears or Metafilter. But instead I opened the document for my short story. I’ve been diddling with … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again

My holiday hiatus from blogging is over. I was going to start up a few days ago. In fact, I was all primed for the new year, resolutions, stout heart, all that bullshit. Then I came down with a stomach … Continue reading

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Foggy Mental Breakdown

I’m feeling a little groggy today. I had a severe bout of insomnia last night and I don’t think I got a wink until at least four am. My mind just kept racing but it wasn’t behaving in a coherent … Continue reading

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The Reward of a Job Partially Done

This is a little something I poured for myself last night. It was a toast to survival and a meditation of how much there is still to be done. Over the weekend we moved my mother-in-law into an assisted living … Continue reading

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An Update of Sorts

At around 5:00 am, I made three trips to the living room towing blankets, pillows, and the iPad. I got my self arranged on the couch and that was the last thing I remembered. I woke up by bright sunshine … Continue reading

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When the Rain Comes…

I have always slept best when it is raining or snowing. I have long suspected that it was because from the time I was twelve years old until I got married, I worked on our family farm in the summer. … Continue reading

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You Know What Else They Don’t Make Anymore Like They Used To?

Trippy, druggy blues rock like this. Oh, and little James Dewar had the most soulful white blues voice this side of Paul Rodgers and Gregg Allman. Robin Trower of course made one of the finest fish faces in rock. This … Continue reading

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Oh I’m sleeping under strange strange skies

I am sleeping poorly these summer days. It takes a long time for me to crash and I always wake up around four or five am. Then it takes a couple hours before I fall back to sleep. I am … Continue reading

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