Tuesday, March 30th, 2004 • No Comments on So This is What Morning Looks Like
Witness something highly unusual: I’m up early. Of course, by “early” I mean 8 o’clock. This is early to me.
Frankly, I don’t understand getting up in the morning if you don’t have to. I mean, I realize there are day jobs that require it, but I’d like to think more people would be like me and sleep in if they had the chance. And yet, some people go on and on about how wonderful it is to get up with the sun (which, granted, was a couple hours ago—I think), hear the birds singing, enjoy the morning sunshine and get an early start on things. Um… what’s so great about that?
This morning, there is a fine mist of rain falling from gray skies, it’s quiet and still and there is a chill in the air. As far as I can see, the only thing this time of day is good for is snuggling down into flannel sheets and sleeping until around 10:30. Since the birds aren’t singing, I’m guessing that’s exactly what they’re doing.
I’m trying to have a productive morning, so I’m fighting my natural instinct to go back to bed. Trying to keep me up and functioning at this hour is like giving a cat a bath—there’s a lot of resistance and it could turn violent. Be warned.