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Jeff Hendricks
Works at John Deere Thibodaux
Attended Nicholls State University
Lives in Schriever, LA 70395
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In case you're wondering how we do bedtime, it looks something like this.
 
Bedtime rap with Mom, Dad, and Lily.
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That is one cool bedtime exit. In our house it is not just as cool I have one guy that is in bed with out having to be told and definitely not a night owl and I have another that you need skilled negotiators from the UN to get him to go to bed
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This. YES. So very much THIS.
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Chillaxin at Ochsner. Then the zoo.
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Quite simply an awesome explanation of the principles of retiring early.
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Man... listening to smooth jazz, nothing beats a mellophone (sorry, actually a fluglehorn) and vibraphones for smooth jazz. Guitar with lush chorus... it's just awesome. +SomaFM 
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Thank you :)
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Can't say disney isn't heavily influenced by Japanese Anime. Look at the size of those eyes! They're like cantaloupes! Honestly, I think it takes away from the character's power and charisma. They could have toned down the "Kawai" look a bit.
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I believe...
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I feel like posting a friendly PSA.

So, last week was a good week, and we were very busy as a family... but consequently, I didn't get enough sleep, and even after resting all weekend, I'm still fighting a sleep deficit. I'm telling you what, sleep deprivation is crippling. I'm constantly ridden with guilt at having to sleep when my family is awake and wanting my time, but every time I don't do it, I suffer for days until I can catch up.

I think (as I close in on my 40th birthday) the one thing I struggle with the most is not being able to do as much as I want to do in a single day. My physical limitations I'm okay with. My mental prowess is still going strong as well. But when my cognitive functions suffer because I can't sleep, from just not enough time, or sleep apnea... If nothing else, I feel like a failure and like something's wrong with me, but the truth is most of the world today functions without enough sleep.

I know people that function on 5 hours a night or less. Heck, I used to do it on a regular basis. But at some point, it will come back to bite you. It is a vicious cycle, and it can be very dangerous. I still think my big accident 3 years ago could have been avoided if I weren't so tired (even though I didn't do anything wrong, I might have looked twice). 

And sadly, my relationship with coffee has to suffer for it. I started drinking it when I was working crazy flip-flop hours, and I never shook the habit, because it was easier to drink a strong cup than go to bed an hour earlier. My brain was still running, so why not? And yet, I was setting myself up for failure. It's 10 years later and I'm still struggling with it.

It's estimated that 20% of car accidents are caused by sleep deprivation, not to mention other errors (medical, etc.)

I am slowly learning to deal with it, even though I hate having to admit I can't stay up forever. I haven't gotten to where I need medical intervention, but I definitely am more aware of it now than I was even a year ago.
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Sleep apnea is deadly. And lack of sleep can lead to depression and all sorts of other bad things.
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Just awesome. I love this song even more now.
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+Evan Marshall Its called sweeping and it is amesome!
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Modding a Boss DS-1.
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Ooh,fancy. I have one that I mainly use as a boost to push my drive pedal harder.
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I make money by fixing other people's junk.
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  • John Deere Thibodaux
    2007 - present
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Born-again techno-geek renaissance man.
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Born-again techno-geek renaissance man from Thibodaux, LA.
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  • Nicholls State University
    Music, 1992 - 1996
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