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Insomnia cured by Sufjan

I had one of those nights. I just kept tossing and turning, thinking about all the things I had to do the next day. Sleep simply would not come, but the decision to just wake up was similarly elusive. So I turned for an hour, then another. Finally I surrendered and forced myself out of bed half-awake.

I had to figure out something to do that required very little brain power. My brain needed to be soothed. A couple episodes of the Daily Show, my old observing-run stand-by, were out. A book would be nice, but my attention span was shot. Oh, I know: Youtube! I surfed around a bit and stumbled upon this video of a Sufjan Stevens concert that was televised on PBS a while back:

Youtube - Sufjan Stevens - part8/8 - Chicago

That did the trick. I'm relaxed and ready for bed now. Let's hope that sleep will follow me to the bedroom. If not, then the video of The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades... should do the trick!


kel said…
I love this guy!!! I am now wasting my day away watching all of the other videos. Thanks John : )
mama mia said…
loved this...everything you post with Sufjan is nice...must have Sufjan tunes in my car soon
you know, another thing that might help you get to sleep is to take a little supplement called "sleep essence" that you can order from Plan on getting 8 hours of restful sleep with that bad boy. F'real.

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