30 Days Before Sunrise
The secret wisdom in waking early.
I love being up early, but I hate waking up early.
When I was in college, a good friend of mine painted a mural inside a little steak sandwich joint in exchange for unlimited free meals at the restaurant. Shortly after painting that mural, my friend moved and the owner allowed him to transfer his meal credit to someone else.
When I was eleven my family moved into a new house. The night before the move-in, we stood in our new kitchen and ate pizza to celebrate.
My parents opened a bottle of champagne. I’d never had champagne before, but the fizz and the aroma reminded me of sparkling grape juice.
I took a big gulp from my glass and almost gagged. I expected something sweet…