Waiting for midnight

I set my alarm to 11:30. I have a good 1 hour and 30 minutes to get a nap, if I could. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 12 in the background just might help me catch the 40 winks I want before welcoming 2013. As I close my eyes, my mind began its usual monologue. So many…

Day 1, 2010

I woke up early despite having slept for only 4 hours from the previous night’s new year revelry. Then again, sleep has never been my ally. So this first morning of 2010 has nothing new to offer…or so I thought. I swept the floor of the house from the second floor down. Then I swept…