The weird has been out and about lately.
Wednesday night, my wife is home and staying up late, as is her habit. She sits at her computer reading and doing things she didn’t get to do while her friend was here visiting. I went to bed at my usual hour of ten, but generally don’t fall asleep (or stay asleep) for more than ninety minutes. This time I must have drifted in and out of Morpheus’s embrace until about 11:30PM.
At around 2AM my wife came into the room to wake me. I jumped.
“There’s someone trying to get in the house!” she said in a strained whisper. Continue reading