Saturday, August 31, 2013

9 Reasons Why I Enjoy Being a Morning Person

I've always been a morning person. Not sure why. My father was an ex-farmer whose factory job had him rising at 4:30 in the morning, so maybe that has something to do with it. Or maybe not. All I know is that if I'm not up by at least 7AM (and most days, I'm up by 6), I feel as if I've missed out on something.

So what's so great about being up in the morning?


1. It's quiet and peaceful. Very few cars, motorcycles and zero truck traffic coming down my street.

2. I can read undisturbed.

3. I love seeing the early morning runners training for the marathon or simply getting a run in before work.

4. Sunrise (if I'm up early enough, of course)

5. Listening to the birds singing when I go out to pick up the newspaper along with the quiet swish of sprinklers

6. In the summer, the temperature is just right.

7. The entire day is ahead of me, filled with possibilities.

8. If I have to run to the grocery store, I can get there before the crowds show up, get my errands out of the way and still have lots of time to work.

9. Sitting on the patio, drinking a cup of coffee while the world wakes up around me.

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