You are usually not, hardly ever, sleep-deprived. I would say never, but there are some of us ups (unemployed persons) who cannot sleep due to high anxiety. I am not one of those. In fact, this gray and snowy winter has enabled me to sleep 12 hours a night. With fewer hours than that, a nap has been required. And, if you have seen spring, I don't want to hear about it.
"Bella - thanks for the insight, as I don't know if I've ever quite seen one of the points of entertainment (reading and other forms) quite so succinctly presented. It seems to me as though many of the stories that catch our imagination are…"