I’m traveling for work today and tomorrow, visiting a customer site with a colleague. We drove 4 hours to a small town and are staying in a rather run-down hotel. My room is across from the elevator and next to the ice maker, and I can’t tell which is making the loudest sound. The bathtub faucet has a constant leak I couldn’t turn off. There are 2 phones in the room with red message lights blinking. I can’t turn it off either. And the blue lights from the microwave are directly across from the bed. Sleeping is going to be a challenge for me, who likes things dark and quiet. But I’m thankful that the drive wasn’t difficult and our dinner was pretty good and I’ve had some alone time to practice my French.