A non-leap year consists of 8760 hours: more than enough time, you’d think, to take care of everything that needs to get done. But sleep eats into waking life, and modern innovations such as Snood, email and cellphones offer endless opportunities to piss away idle moments. It seems that by the end of a given day, we hardly have a minute left to collect our thoughts.
There aren’t enough hours in the day. The common lament has become a cliché. The more important question may be: What would you do with an extra hour if you had it?... Read more