Archive for December, 2005

Sleep in the mail

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Today’s mail brought a letter from the Sleep & Neurophysiology Research Laboratory at the University of Rochester Medical Center. I’d applied for a study there last winter, but was rejected because I was on meds for depression. I’ve been off the meds for about nine months now, saw their ad in the paper recently for […]

Coming through the holidays

Monday, December 26th, 2005

Between my shorter gifting list last year and this, and deciding not to frazzle myself with guesswork about gift recipients’ needs and desires, I’ve escaped the Christmas shopping season without once setting foot inside a retail store (except Parkleigh) and without once ordering anything online. Granted, cards with checks inside aren’t quite as much fun […]

Opportunity knocks

Sunday, December 11th, 2005

Quarter to nine, my eyes fly open. Morning already? And what’s that noise? Alarm clock, and not mine. Padding around the apartment, near as I can figure, it belongs to the guy downstairs. Which means, he’s not home. (Or, I suppose, drugged unconscious or dead, both of which can also be described as not being […]

Relamping redux

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

A phone call interrupted my nap this afternoon. It was Mark, calling to say he was on his way to Homo Depot. Did I want to ride out? So now the other six tracklights in the kitchen have new bulbs. And at the store, you can get them in three-packs, which worked-out to $3.32 per […]