I cannot remember the last time I enjoyed Spring. Allergies always seem to get me down. Taking note of my stuffy nose and miserable attitude, Cody said, "I just love you so much, I want you to go to sleep and feel better."
Cody's idea of Don getting a little shut-eye is considerably different. Approximately ten minutes after he spoke with compassion toward me, Cody said, "Dad has a frog in his throat. Somebody shoot him and put him to sleep."
a. A natural periodic state of rest for the mind and body, in which the eyes usually close and consciousness is completely or partially lost, so that there is a decrease in bodily movement and responsiveness to external stimuli. During sleep the brain in humans and other mammals undergoes a characteristic cycle of brain-wave activity that includes intervals of dreaming.
b. A period of this form of rest.
c. A state of inactivity resembling or suggesting sleep; unconsciousness, dormancy, hibernation, or death.