It's 5:18am but I get up anyway because it's easier to start my day tired than it is to toss and turn in bed with only anxious thoughts as company. (No, wait, Thomas is also here...but he's fast asleep and has been working so hard the last thing I want to do is wake him...) … Continue reading Lavender
I woke this morning to a red "Unhealthy" warning on my AirNow phone app. Instead of waking up, rolling over to grab my phone, and checking my work email, my mornings now consist of waking up, rolling over to grab my phone, and checking the air quality maps. What an inspiring way to start the … Continue reading Fires, coffee, books (the usual)
Leslie and I were talking the other day about how we only have so many "energetic" hours in our day; namely, the first few after we wake up. My hours of peak focus and energy are probably 6am-11am, after which I become increasingly unfocused and useless. The problem with having this limited 5 hour window … Continue reading Racing in the Street
I love mornings because they feel like a clean slate. I don't know if that's always a helpful thought to have, because "clean slates" aren't really how the world works. But sometimes it helps me to know that if I go to bed feeling depressed or anxious or angry that tomorrow is a new day, … Continue reading Good Morning(s)
It's official: I have too many feelings. It's very inconvenient, to have this many feelings all the time. I keep meaning to finish and post the four other bits of writing I've started over the past few days...but, as usual, it's now 8pm and all I've done since finishing work two hours ago is listen … Continue reading Guys.