Human Body Clocks

Interesting essay on NPR today on Circadian Clocks of the Human Body.

No wonder my wife and I have issues as do other people, especially Americans.  Giving birth to three children and raising them does a number on our clocks and endocrine systems.  Oh well, it’s for a good cause.

I recall reading the Novella “Beggars in Spain” by Nancy Kress.  Interesting idea, not likely possible for a long time if at all, but still it would be interesting to not require sleep.  I  do enjoy sleep as that’s when I do a lot of processing of information I’ve garnered during the day.  I believe sleep is a gift from God to most vertebrates.

While working for many enterprises as a System Analyst, I’ve had to support enterprise applications on a 24/7 basis. That also caused me to loose sleep.  Recently I did a job for a major managed healthcare company that required a 1.5-2.5 hour commute each way. That too caused me to loose sleep. Also working as a Project Manager, in the global economy, I’ve lost sleep due to conference and Skype calls at all hours of the day and night.

I did have quite a time getting my eldest son up today as he didn’t go to sleep at a reasonable time. I poured water on him to get him up. He had to be at work at 0800.

Life is good.

Peter Grace

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have worked in Financial Services for over 15 years with extensive experience in Project Management, Systems Analysis, Compliance, Operations, Relationship Management, and System Management. I am an NRA Rifle and Pistol Instructor as well as an NRA Range Safety Officer. I am a high power rocketeer. I'm an Level 2 Certified in NAR and Tripoli I am also an Amateur Extra Radio Operator. I enjoy photography: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gracefamily/

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