Do you get up early? I do,…but have found that many couples have one. One that gets up at dawn and the other who sleeps through it all.
The cool air, the purplish cast in the early, early dawn, the soft peeping of the first birds all draw me out to sleepily make my coffee.
I like it dark until the first light comes. The luxury of two east facing sliding doors allows me to watch the sun as it moves through its yearly arc. I can tell time by when it comes blinking over the mountain.
The down side is the inevitable beam of light that reaches my kitchen. “The Sunbeam of Truth” I call it, which spotlights even the dust in the air and shows that I am a happy gardener and not a perfect housekeeper.