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Old 03-08-2010, 09:47 PM
Location: Indiana
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Interesting. I admire you, early birds, for getting up at 6 or 7am.
I found it difficult to get up early and go to bed early, especially in winter time.. Could it be my biological clock?
I get up at around 9am. By 10am I'm usually done with shaving/other small things and breakfast. In winter, I rarely got out for a walk before noon. Now, with the nicer weather, I just started to do that. I try some more walking in late afternoon (or before sunset, in summer), or do something around the house. When the grass moving season arrives, I don't do much other physical things during the day when I move the grass. About every other day I do also little strenght excercise at home, usually in the evening. Bed time is at around or after 1am. I do not nap during the day.
Now, when the spring is on the way, I try to shift everything 1 hour earlier. During the summer, I may shift it by another hour. In fall, I go back by one hour, and in winter by another hour.
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Old 03-09-2010, 09:57 AM
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When I was young, I was a night owl. I am older now, and get up around 5am. I turn on the espresso machine to warm it up, brew up a pot of regular cofee and portion out homecooked dog food for the furkids. I'll also clean up anything that needs it in the kitchen.

I grab some brewed coffee and check out morning news on the net until dh and the dogs crawl out of bed. I feed the dogs & the horses while dh cooks breakfast. Then I suck down lattes until my eyes are fully open. Dh and I take a break to discuss whatever is on the plate for the day, or stuff that needs thinking about.

We (me, dh and the dogs) are having a few physical issues, and it is a bit problematic for us to do our old daily hikes. So for now dh takes his dog out for a spin in the jeep on the ranch to check the cow hay/water, and get him and his elderly dog some exercise (the old guy likes new smells, and this is the only way to get him such things, as he sure can't walk that far any more!). I take it next with my dog (injured leg). This is usually all before 9 or 10am, and then we start our day officially.

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Old 03-09-2010, 10:19 AM
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I don't have a regular routine at home yet as we're in the midst of remodeling and redecorating. I'm not a morning person and never have been. My dh is a morning person so he's ready to get up about 7am. He almost always gets up before me, slices the bread for toast and starts the kettle for tea. We have breakfast in bed together looking at our view out the front window and listen to BBC 4 radio Today programme.

Then whatever.
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