Archive for March 10th, 2009

I Surrender

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Do you ever get too tired to think? After a couple of busy weeks, when writing this blog was shoehorned into my schedule like an afterthought, I finally had an evening to sit down and really think about what I’d like to say and how I’d like to say it. Something interesting. Something important. Deep and thoughtful.

 But after a dozen good first paragraphs that fizzled before going anywhere, I am defeated. My brain is full of random thoughts that refuse to be organized into a reasonably interesting order. There are plenty of good ideas floating around. I just can’t get them out of my head and onto my screen.

 I am naturally a night person, but by necessity work a job that makes me get up early in the morning. I need seven hours of sleep to function and nine to feel good about getting up before noon. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve averaged five. My body started protesting a couple of days ago. Now my brain has joined the rebellion.

 I surrender. I’m going to bed.