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I noticed the other day that I’d stopped taking time off on weekends. No, it’s not that I’m in the vise-like grip of an obsession: it’s that my weekly routine gradually changed without my quite realizing it. Now that I’m a working drama critic, I usually see press previews of Broadway and off-Broadway shows on Saturday and Sunday, making it all but impossible for me to get out of town (save by complicated prior arrangement) or do much of anything else. Of course this doesn’t preclude my knocking off for a couple of days in the middle of the week, but since I’ve never in my life had a job that required me to work on weekends, I’m finding it hard to get used to thinking in terms of taking, say, Wednesdays and Thursdays off….