This morning I did something unprecedented. I woke up because I had to go to the bathroom like always but this time I made myself go back to bed. I actually stayed in bed until 8:30 AM. I have a bad habit of staying up late, and then getting up early to go to the bathroom and then staying up. The last few mornings I have not slept more than four hours each night. Since I was feeling sick yesterday I thought maybe I needed some sleep. Now that I am up, I find my wife in the den watching the TV show House. Since we have to go back to work tomorrow I need to be feeling the best I can for tomorrow. I am still in a daze like I have not slept enough. I just checked the weather and found that at this early hour it is 32 degrees and headed to 54 degrees. This is great that maybe we will not stay below freezing for two more weeks like we did last few weeks.
Next week the national championship game will be on TV but I miss the old days when all the games were on New Years Day. I have hated this way of putting the games on work nights ever since they started it. Everyone says it is all about money. They say that spreading them out on many different nights will get them more viewers and more advertising money. If this is true, you would think that spreading them out on WEEKEND nights would be even better. I have to get up for work at 4:00 AM and so games that go into 11:00 PM are virtually imposible for me to watch. I wish they would go back to the old days. It was always an exciting day to have several TV’s going at once watching several games. Unless I take off work on January 9th, it is unlikely that I will be able to watch the University of Oklahoma play in the national championship game. I have already taken off four Fridays in a row and that would make it five so it is not likely that I will do it.