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Old 03-28-2013, 07:49 AM
 
Location: in the miseries
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In my younger years I slept like a baby. Now that I'm older forgeddabout it.
I notice a lot of posters here seem to be up all night posting.
I have tried counting fingers and toes, then sheep jumping
over a fence.
Then I read mentally relax every muscle in your body.
Anything work for you?
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Old 03-28-2013, 08:01 AM
 
Location: Florida
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You may see some 'middle-of-the-night posts from me but that's just a matter of perspective.
For me it's just early morning!
Unfortunately, getting up at 3/4 means never seeing the 11 o'clock news anymore
Unless we're out or have company, the eyes start drooping around 9
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Old 03-28-2013, 08:04 AM
 
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In my younger years I slept like a baby. Now that I'm older forgeddabout it.
I notice a lot of posters here seem to be up all night posting.
I have tried counting fingers and toes, then sheep jumping
over a fence.
Then I read mentally relax every muscle in your body.
Anything work for you?
Not insomnia for me it just depends on the schedule and day time naps etc. One of the things about retirement is that it enables you to construct the 24 hours in a day the way you want. Expect more late night posts from me beginning next week especially East Coast time. The reason is that I am a die hard as in die hard LA Dodger fan and since their west coast games start at 10:05 and end around 1:00 for a three hour game expect me up to then. Depending on the nature of the game there is post game forum time with the guys on the West Coast and that can take me to 2:00 or later. Depending on the game I will need time for highlight reviews over and over especially if it is a walk off win. Since I could be back up at five or six the next morning I might appear again then. If we are at the beach count on a post beach nap from not having slept the night before and being out in the sun. In other words 24 hours is just that time to be constructed differently each day. What is great is the opportunity to combine 24 hour day blocks with the next day etc etc. In summary what do I do in retirement? As many of us have said: " Whatever we want when we want".
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:20 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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I see weird posting times all over City-Data forum. That includes during the evenings or daytimes, when there's an active "conversation" going on. I don't know what it is with the posting times ...
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Alaska
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Time zones. I think you see timestamps based on your local time zone. So, someone posting at 1:00 am, could be posting at 10:00 pm their time.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:12 PM
 
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Being awake and sentient and having no medical issues on this beautiful spinning blue globe is a blessing no matter what the hour is....We all have Eternity to "catch up" on our sleep..
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:03 PM
 
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Time zones. I think you see timestamps based on your local time zone. So, someone posting at 1:00 am, could be posting at 10:00 pm their time.
I wondered about the time zone issue.
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:06 PM
 
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Not insomnia for me it just depends on the schedule and day time naps etc. One of the things about retirement is that it enables you to construct the 24 hours in a day the way you want. Expect more late night posts from me beginning next week especially East Coast time. The reason is that I am a die hard as in die hard LA Dodger fan and since their west coast games start at 10:05 and end around 1:00 for a three hour game expect me up to then. Depending on the nature of the game there is post game forum time with the guys on the West Coast and that can take me to 2:00 or later. Depending on the game I will need time for highlight reviews over and over especially if it is a walk off win. Since I could be back up at five or six the next morning I might appear again then. If we are at the beach count on a post beach nap from not having slept the night before and being out in the sun. In other words 24 hours is just that time to be constructed differently each day. What is great is the opportunity to combine 24 hour day blocks with the next day etc etc. In summary what do I do in retirement? As many of us have said: " Whatever we want when we want".
Glad it's not insomnia. Good to see you are doing what you want when you want!
Haven't been able to do that yet.
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:10 PM
 
Location: CHicago, United States
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In my younger years I slept like a baby. Now that I'm older forgeddabout it.
I notice a lot of posters here seem to be up all night posting.
I have tried counting fingers and toes, then sheep jumping
over a fence.
Then I read mentally relax every muscle in your body.
Anything work for you?
When I travel away from home, I continue to read the forum and post. I was in Brazil recently ... the time zone for which is 4 hours ahead of my regular zone in Chicago. I've also posted while traveling in Turkey. So, what time people post and what shows up in their comments will sometimes depend on where they are at the moment. But, yes, I do know people who are early-risers, or who go to bed late ... and who post to this and other forums.
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:38 PM
 
Location: State of Being
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I am one of the insomniacs. Usually I watch a movie or read (iPad - built in light!) but sometimes I post on C-D, mess with Pinterest or play a computer game. Sometimes, I do the laundry.

I have a friend on C-D who is also up at 3 am at times, lol. One evening, we realized we both were posting so she gave me a call. Nothing like a long talk with a dear friend in the middle of the night!!!
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