Coiled viper-like within the word "insomnia" is the terrifying "omnia." Why does sleeplessness seem all-powerful? Because some nights I can't get down into the Valley regardless of how many Dolls I lash to my burro.
I'm not alone. It's difficult to go to a Manhattan cocktail party these days and not get roped into a discussion of someone's insomnia or the relative merits of melatonin and "snore absorption rooms."