Tag: sleep

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I was driving along a large boulevard this morning. It has five lanes in each direction. The speed limit there is 50 mph. There were a couple of clowns ahead of me blocking me from achieving speed. Finally, they both turned off. One had gotten into the right turn lane. The other, with plates from […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America applaud Defense Secretary James Mattis for telling CBS News that he doesn’t lose sleep over anything but makes other people lose sleep. They also scratch their heads over Jared Kushner allegedly discussing a secret communications channel with Moscow during the Trump transition and wonder why a real estate guy is dealing with national security. They shudder a bit as Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says people wouldn’t leave the house if they knew what he knows about terrorism. And they are not exactly teary as they discuss the death of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega.

Midday Slump


Take a moment, please, and help me out. Around 4 PM every day — sometimes it hits as early as 2:30 PM — I hit a wall.

It’s not really fatigue, exactly. It’s more just a puttering-out of energy. Here’s a message from the Harvard Business Review — I mean, they must know how to beat this, right? — on ways to overcome the afternoon out-of-gas feeling: