Monday, November 5, 2018 – Return to Standard Time

It’s dark now and I am very tired. I love you, always. Time is nothing.

Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife

We turn the clocks back and mayhem quietly ensues. The dog wants dinner in the early afternoon, I put up three non-traditional lighted birch trees because it’s going to be dark for months now, and my sleep schedule falls apart.

All this, and it’s only been twenty-four hours.

I spend an hour or so in the solitude and silence around two o’clock this morning downloading and reading samples on my Kindle. Sleep returns eventually, and stays briefly. I wake from a dream in which a large bird has me wrapped in the embrace of its vibrating wings.

Coffee. It’s going to be a long day.


I’m a writer, reader, and creative. I thought by now I’d have things figured out, but I keep coming up with more questions. I think that’s okay. I’m here most mornings pondering ordinary things and the thin places where faith intersects.
  1. I feel the same. Daylight saving time creates havoc in my life! Who needs it?

    1. Who needs it, indeed. Not me!

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