after plenty of sleep (i.e. napful, easygoing, soul-spacious weekend), cellphone alarm starts playing jenny lewis at 6 a.m. hit hush, scritch puppy and fall back asleep. wake for good when it goes off again at 6:30.
rise, throw on sweats and sneaks, and drag puppy and feller from bed, grumbly and rumpled for walk in still-dark morning through autumn neighborhoods.
stop for coffee and lox-cream-cheese-bagels and chit chat with the guys at beans n bagels.
cross the river on the wilson bridge with sunrise.
100 situps on the yoga mat.
art play table for an hour or so and actually make a piece start-to-finish.
off to work with a fine happy head.