Now this is the life…

I’m usually not the one to post a picture without a story or context, but this picture just made me feel so at ease that I thought I should share.  I think nap time is approaching…



Do Flies Sleep and the perils of Shooman Chew

In my apartment, there is one fly that I have nicknamed Shooman Chew who has been pestering me for a few weeks.  I’ve never seen a fly that deliberately nosedives into people on some weird ritualistic/militaristic quasi-suicide mission.  The problem with Shooman Chew’s attempted suicide missions is that he is so fat that no matter how hard he attacks us, he bounces off to attack once more.

Shooman Chew’s actual size

But, Shooman Chew never attacks at night. At first, I thought that he might be on some rotating schedule with the neighbors.  Or maybe, he had a missus at home at his buzz shelter and I was just his 9-5.  Then, I wondered out of curiosity (and murderous intent) when do flies sleep and where do they sleep? 

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