Saturday, September 06, 2003


They say as couples grow older each member becomes more like the other. This is obviously true in our case. Last week I managed to wrench my back, and now Amy has bollixed hers. I'm getting better, but Amy had to go horizontal this afternoon for an extended nap. When I walked into the bedroom later I noticed she had supplanted my place beside her with another form of sustenance.

The only thing that came to mind was a prayer from long ago.

"Now I lays me down to sleep...."