Seabiscuit: Excellent Sleeper

For some reason, I get extraordinary joy when I learn about creatures that like sleep as much as I do.  I really really like sleep.  So imagine my extreme happiness when I read this excerpt from Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand (page 38 in my edition, with introduction before this about how the average horse sleeps…

Is it bedtime yet?

Okay, I was ready to gloat.  I only got four hours of sleep last night, and I was feeling fine.  In fact, I was 48 minutes early for work this morning and arrived with a delicious cup of peach iced tea in hand.  All in all, I was pretty impressed with myself. Then I went…

Crossing Guard Action

Today is the first day of school for lots of kids in the area.  I forgot until this morning that that also means something for me.  It means that my friendly, neighborhood crossing guards are back. There are two crossing guards on my way to work–one near my house and one a few blocks from…