It seems my life can be measured by cups of coffee. Now I'm sitting at the dining room table in the urban bungalow guzzling my second cup of Zabar's French Italian blend. My eyes look heavy-lidded in Middle Babe's make-up mirror. Briefly, I contemplate sticking my face in a bowl of ice water. Isn't that from some movie? Or from the video of Huey Lewis and the News's "I Want a New Drug?"
While talking to Big Babe in Berlin, I pulled up a video clip of 17-year-old Olympic contender Alexandra Raisman doing an extraordinary gymnastic routine to the tune of "Hava Nagila."
Watch it and wake up: