The 4 AM moths

  Sleeping has never been difficult for me - more it's waking up that seems the challenge - but I find that as I get older, waking up at 4 in the morning is becoming a regular thing. I've even seen more than a few dawns lately, something I thought I'd left behind. More of…

The witching hour

It's 1:20 AM and I'm WIDE awake. Perhaps it's this new drug for my MS which seems to throw odd pockets of energy at me at odd times. Perhaps it's the day I've had, filled with writing, detective work, psychology, laughter, fun, pizza and foolishness, in approximately that order. And then, surprisingly, finding a YouTube…

insomnia…

It's a rare thing for me. Sleep and I spend a lot of time together, usually. We enjoy each other's company. I'm awake because my body is telling me it is alternately in the tropics and then in the freezer. I shiver, pull the covers over, sweat, shiver, sweat. It is, of course, my fault.…