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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Insomniac Rantings

I can't sleep. And I'm so tired, what a drag. I want to call and talk to a girlfriend, but they're all in eastern standard time. It could be because I have so much on my mind that I want to hide under the covers and suck my thumb. It could be because the third floor neighbors are such punks and all night long it sounds like they run a bowling alley in their living room. Or maybe because I'm so homesick for Ohio lately that it wakes me up when I finally do fall asleep. It really doesn't matter I guess, the fact is sleep is elusive tonight and tomorrow's work day is going to be tough and full of coffee. So I'm petting the puppy, who HATES the bumping & thumping noises from upstairs, and watching Star Trek TNG. Geordi is the focus character for this episode....um, "Aquiel". I had a crush on Levar Burton when I was in second grade. And I still know all the words to the Reading Rainbow theme song. "Butterfly in the skyyyy, I can fly twice as hiiiiiiigh..."


  1. I sure can relate to this post of not being able to sleep. My sleepless problem is my own, of course. But yours, with your inconsiderate, noisy neighbors, now that is another problem. I know you probably don't want to start any trouble where you live, but there are laws about making noise after certain hours.
    I feel your tiredness!
    All the best to you.


    1. Hi Vivian, sorry for the long time replying! I've been really neglecting this blog. Our upstairs neighbors moved out a couple weeks ago and it's been bliss! No noises above our heads, except for the cleaning people. I resisted the urge to call the front desk about the late hour noises, I know there were two teenage boys and a dog up there and so I tried to cut them some slack. I could be patient until they'd start rough housing at 1:30 a.m.!

      Hope your sleep issues aren't giving you any more trouble. It's a burden to have to be functional and productive when your brain is hungry for sleep.


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