I awoke to the sounds of the stereo playing one of the chart topping tunes that you hear so much you just ignore it. Though it would be more accurate to say that's what woke me up. I don;t really listen to the music that radio stations play. I think I used to, a long time ago, but now they just all seem like noise to me. The bed shook slightly as my brother rolled out of his bunk and onto the floor. Every day I wish that he would reach up and hit the power button so I could get a little more sleep, but he only ever turns the music up.
The DJs came on and started talking about some meaningless celebrity prattle. I don't care about celebrities or their personal lives. I stretched out a little, then forced myself to sit up. With the help of the morning light, I looked around our bedroom. Our bunk beds where on the Northwest corner of the room, the head faing North. A dresser sat at the South wall, between the closet and door, a large mirror was hung above it. A large side table was next t