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  • Writer's pictureRuss Newton

Insomnia Update.

Updated: Apr 24, 2020

Update. Last night was the worse, insomnia came back with a roar. I fell asleep at 5am and work up at 9am to my phone ringing. Stayed up on the hopeful theory that if I am tired enough I will fall asleep tonight. Stay tuned.

I think I have gone the other way now. Last night I went to bed at 11pm and woke up at...... 12:45pm today! A little over correction I think. But why I am up at one am posting on the blog.

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Apr 23, 2020

That's the old newspaperman in you Russ. Waking up in the afternoon was a way of life for many of us.

A funny story I often tell involves my chosen, nocturnal profession. Newspaper types are no different than many normal folk in that they enjoy a beer or cocktail with dinner. I know I did. The only difference was my supper was usually at 5:30am.

Well, in those old days I also had a print subscription to the Los Angeles Times. So, I'd have a beer and wait for the "plop" of the latest news to hit the driveway. Upon hearing the arrival of The Times (back then pretty loud as the paper was huge) I'd often go and retrieve…

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