|On my way to work!|
Even if we are in deep sleep (REM), silence will wake us up. It's interesting how when we are used to these noises we sleep like a baby. But take away the sounds and we wake up discombobulated. What's wrong? Why is it so quite?
I am tucked in nice and cosy under the duvet dreaming of sandy beaches in faraway places. I stir sleepily, then I become aware of the silence and the darkness of the bedroom. I look towards the direction of the dresser for the clock, it is shrouded in blackness. Immediately I know the power is out. I reach for my ipad on the night table to check the time, 4:03 am. I was not too surprised that we were having a power outage. Especially with freezing rain throughout the previous day and over night, there was a high probability for it to occur. And of course, it had to happend when hubby is away on business. This is the joy of country living, which is just a bump in the middle of the night.
I should have turned over and resumed sleeping, but I couldn't. This silence, is not normal and it puts me on edge. I wake up.
Thankfully, we are prepared for these occasional power outages. Although,