My sister has once again captured my thoughts in her blog.
4:37 and I’m wide awake…have been since 3:07 when I made one of those middle of the night trips to the latrine. I crawled back in bed and struggled to find comfort in the gentle noises of the chain saw sleeping next to me. I began to count off how many seconds elapsed between snores…not conducive to falling back to sleep. I resigned myself to the fact that there would be no more deep slumber occurring in the bedroom so I picked up my pillow and headed to the living room.
Fireplace roaring, soft flannel quilt wrapped tightly around me, sofa in full reclining position, I snuggled in and waited for the zzz’s to come my way. Ten minutes passed. Rearranging my blanket and turning in a new direction, I once again anticipated the much needed sleep to overtake me. It was not to be. At 4:00 a.m., I arose…
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