In defense of laziness (or at least not in condemnation of it).

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Jim Gaffigan once said, “My wife had gotten so lazy lately. Or, as she calls it, ‘Pregnant.’”

More than 30 years ago I read a short story. I don’t remember who wrote it, either Chekov or Turgenev, one of the Russian greats. It was about a lazy man. He stayed in bed all day long, wearing his silk pajamas and robe, and even when a guest came to visit him, he…