I just want to sleep. Sleep in. Just once. But no, I can’t. It starts with a little whine. Ignore… Then the whine gets a bit louder. Ignore… It turns into a muffles bark. Ignore… The decibals increase. Ignore… The frequency intensifies. I can’t take it anymore!! I get up. I’m unsteady. I’m half asleep. I let her out. She’s wide awake. I just want to sleep. Sleep in. Just once…..