Arise, Awake

Winter holidays are great. We get a chance to stay up late and sleep in for a few days. It’s decadent, a thoroughly guilty pleasure. The only problem with this kind of arrangement is that we enjoy our sleepfest too much. We indulge just long enough to get out of the habit of waking up when we normally would. Later, when we have to return to our workaday schedule, sloughing off slumber is all the more difficult. Alarm clocks help. Even so, a little bit of assistance in the form of a bedtime calculator is extremely prudent. Here are a few resources designed to help the most determined dozers disembark from a cruise through Dreamland:

Just for fun:

Alarming News

Although many swear that gobbling turkey is a perfect recipe for post-Thanksgiving nap, the tryptophan in turkey doesn’t induce drowsiness. Despite the assurances of Science, doubters remain. Those who fear an overdose of Meleagris gallopavo will cause them to snooze the day away need only check out Karen’s Alarm Clock. According to Karen, anyone can…

Turn your $2,000 computer into a $20 alarm clock! Set up to five different alarm times. Wake up to a beep, any wave or MIDI file, even a track from your favorite audio CD.

Now, if we can only find out to what to do with all those leftovers…