Not that sleep is a difficult commodity for me to acquire, and even more so in the last few months, as the exhaustion level has increased. A fifteen minute doze here and there, and I'm ready for another couple of hours of whatever. Maybe tonight I can make up for naps going back to early June of this year.
It's not like I am here alone. My wife is happily dozing away in the next room, but friends are always around. Take a look:
Actually, you can look at that video and see the things and people (real and not) who have sustained me and guided me through these last 55+ years. Yep, that's Star Trek, baseball, Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica - I just think the original Cylons were cool, Saturn Five Rocket, my wife, my Buddhist teacher, Mickey Mouse, an exciting scene from Season Six of Star Trek:Enterprise which no one got around to making because they canceled it, and various items such as a penguin with a took and scarf on.
I do not mean to confuse anyone when the name of Mickey Mouse follows "my Buddhist teacher". My teacher's name is Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (the nice older man smiling in the picture with the gold frame). Mickey has his own Zen world: