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It has been a long pre-Christmas week, a bit of tending to others. This may well be a night to fall asleep quite early.
Many startling experiences are included in the notion of falling. We fall silent. We fall in love
. We fall for the other. When something is beautiful or compelling, we think of it as being beyond falling--it is "drop dead" or "to die for." These expressions, for lack of a better phrase, all convey visions of the ways in which we give ourselves over to the
And so, I shall fall asleep. It will be a cozy time, as you can see from the very private glimpse of my simple bedroom pictured here.Goodnight moon...