"Mister Sandman, bring me a dream... make him the cutest that I've ever seen..." -Mr. Sandman, by the Chordettes
The Sandman is said to be responsible for the goop or grit you have in your eyes upon waking, as he sprinkles sand on people's eyes to give them good dreams. He is referenced in pop culture frequently, and has starred in movies, music, and comics alike.
This sleepy dream-giver represents the month of August.
There are many reasons why you might want to delay your action--especially if you have a card that allows you to perform an action besides attacking or discarding. If you delay too long, though, you'll forfeit your action altogether, which is also a valid strategy if you want to keep your current hand and have nothing to attack.