Tuesday, March 18, 2008

A Third of Your Life

Pillows, pillows, pillows. After reading this article in the Post this morning, I'm ready to head off to the pillow store.

A lot of hunching at the computer has made me a lot more focused on pillows. And being on the road lately for the book tour, sleeping on all those, ugh, so-called pillows, with various creatures roaming all over them...double ugh...

For instance, here's our friend the dust mite:

Here's a gathering of the little buggers:

And here they are in motion:

Might be about time to toss the old fungus ridden, drool drenched, mite infested neck and shoulder distorter.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This blog is getting a bit like Andy Rooney on CBS' 60 Minutes!
I really needed to see that video of the dust mites and learn that 10 per cent of the weight of my old pillow is caused by those little buggers.
What next, you'll link us to an ultra violet scan of the sheets in your various motel/hotel rooms while on tour?
Do you carry jugs of Purell hand sanitizer wherever you travel?
Is it true that on your next book tour you'll be donning a surgical mask at every stop??