I don’t sleep very well. If the noisy neighbors downstairs aren’t slamming doors and scraping furniture at 1:00am, then something that I should have done at work instead of writing for Medialoper is bothering me.
So I read, hoping to distract my brain away from whatever is going on so that my body will drag me to sleep without my brain realizing it. That’s the theory, anyways. However, when Rox sleeps, she likes it dark. Vampire coffin dark. So there has always been a bit of a problem with me waking her up when I need to read in the middle of the night.
Until I discovered The Lightwedge, the bestest book light ever.
Like all great ideas, the concept behind the Lightwedge is simple: a clear illuminated panel that you lay over the page of a hardback book. The panel lights up the book, but not much else. That’s it. Simplicity itself.
Over the years, I’ve found other uses for it: it’s thin enough to double as a bookmark, and because of the way it sits on the page if you fall asleep while reading, you don’t lose your place. Also, when you are on the road in a strange place, it can also be an ersatz flashlight to help you find the bathroom in the middle of the night.
Those are just extras; the Lightwedge is really one of those products designed for a single purpose. In this case, it just happens to fulfull that purpose as well as anything around. So, if you want to read at night without bothering other people, check out the Lightwedge.