Not… Enough… Sleep…

April 8th, 2013 → 5:30 am

“How can I then return in happy plight
That am debarred the benefit of rest?
When day’s oppression is not eased by night
But day by night and night by day oppressed.”  – Sonnet 28

It was a wonderful weekend, with warm sunny weather, children’s laughter in the park, tart lemonade and homemade fried chicken…  But it was also exhausting with hours in the sun, screaming children, plates overflowing with food…  To be prepared for work today, I really need more sleep.

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Men & Women

April 5th, 2013 → 6:16 am

“Men’s vows are women’s traitors.” – Cymbeline

I love my husband, but I hate it when he promises to do something, and then doesn’t.  Don’t say “yes, dear,” if you really mean “whatever, I’m not listening to you right now dear.”   Grrrr…

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Air Pollution

April 3rd, 2013 → 6:04 am

“In nature’s infinite book of secrecy
A little I can read.”  – Antony and Cleopatra

A recent study found that over 1 million people die prematurely in China due to air pollution.  I do remember the air being pretty bad when I was in Beijing in 2007; my throat hurt when I woke up in the mornings, and the snot in my nose came out black.  I think nature is telling us to do something about this already…

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April Fool’s Day

April 1st, 2013 → 6:07 am

“Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun; it shines everywhere.” – Twelfth Night

Let’s certainly hope so today.  Happy April Fool’s Day!

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