As I mentioned in my last post, I am sleep deprived at the moment. I was thinking about this as I got up this morning (at almost noon -- I slept in) and I remembered something from my childhood that I figured people here might find amusing.
I was about ten years old, give or take, and I had discovered the joys of reading. I had a habit of staying up past my bedtime so that I could read, and I remember that this particular time I was reading by the light of my fish tank.
Mom caught me, and wanted to know what I was doing. Guess what I told her? "I'm practicing for college, when I'll have to stay up late studying." Seriously, that's what I told her. I'm pretty sure that's also what I was even thinking when I decided to read by the light of my fish tank.
I don't remember what she said to me. She probably just told me to put my book down and go to sleep. What she should have told me, though, was "Get your sleep while you can!"