Area Man Can’t Fall Back To Sleep

It’s almost three in the morning when I wake up and begin thinking, which is always a bad idea. Every little worry becomes inflated by a spiraling negativity-bias, the smallest worry blowing up like a bouncy-castle of anxiety. Then I make the mistake of looking at the NY Times, which will scare the shit out of you, not to mention the light of the screen will insure at least another hour of sleeplessness. Finally, just as I’m drifting off, the alarm rings.

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