Quote of the Day – David Sedaris on Sleep

This sparked my funny bone this morning. I thought it was pretty funny. I hope you enjoy. 🙂

For the first twenty years of my life I rocked myself to sleep. It was a harmless enough hobby, but eventually I had to give it up. Throughout the next twenty-two years I lay still and discovered that after a few minutes I could drop off with no problem. Follow seven beers with a couple of scotches and a thimble of good marijuana, and it’s funny how sleep just sort of comes on its own. Often I never even make it to bed. I’d squat down to pet the cat and wake up on the floor eight hours later, having lost a perfectly good excuse to change my clothes. I’m now told that this is not called “going to sleep” but rather “passing out,” a phrase that carries a distinct hint of judgment. – David Sedaris

Sleeping white tiger
(Photo Credit: Reonis, Flickr)

2 Comments Add yours

  1. his take on Santa is interesting too

    1. Schnik says:

      Interesting. I’ll have to check it out! Thanks for the tip. 🙂

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