I woke up just after 3:00 a.m. and couldn’t get back to sleep, so I got up and did some random blog reading in hopes of going back to sleep before time to get up and make my husband’s coffee. Any minute now I will give up and start working.

But I was surprised to learn that there is an epidemic of insomnia among the knitting bloggers. People were blogging about it and everything.

Insomnia — especially the kind where you wake up in the middle of the night and can’t go back to sleep — is an early warning system kind of signal of stress for me. I usually get it before any other signs of stress, including feeling stressed. It is August, now, so it is perfectly reasonable for me to feel stressed.

But how funny that there is a lot of it going around among knitters.

Today is a theoretical day off for me. I have to do the store blog posts for today and tomorrow, though, since I am doing an early workshop tomorrow, and prep for said workshop, and I have choir and stuff.

I may come back and say something more interesting later. Right now I have amphibians on my mind and had better get to work.