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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I hear you. I work from 9am to 8pm 4 days a week. It's nice to have 3 day weekends, but the 4 work days can be long. I used to get up at 6:30 so that I could shower before I woke my son up at 7:00 to take him to pre-school at 8:00am. Then it's work until 8:00pm and a bus ride home. I spend a few minutes with the family, eat dinner, do a household chore or two and then try to wind down a bit. I've felt so time constrained that I used to stay up and just do something mindless like a game, but that cuts into s
    • by Timbo (4486) on 2003.10.20 19:54 (#25014) Journal
      I would love to do that, but for two very annoying problems: I turn to dust if I get up before 6:00 am, and I snore like a banshee, so I try to let my wife get to sleep first.

      I think it would work better for me to get up later and stay up later... that way, my wife would be off to work with the kids in tow, and I could lounge around the house. Letting my wife get the kids ready on her own would not promote domestic tranquility, however.

      Maybe I should plan on sleeping in a different room once or twice a week, to give my wife some quiet sleep, and myself a chance to go to sleep earlier. Either that, or I should consider that nasty surgery which removes most of the back of your throat to prevent you from snoring.