30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 22

22. Your morning routine

This varies depending on the day of the week and time of the year. A typical academic weekday morning looks like this:

  • Wake up when husband’s alarm goes off at 6:30.
  • Try to go back to sleep, but fail.
  • Get up at 7:30
  • Shower, etc.
  • Head downstairs
  • Start up laptop
  • Brew tea if it’s cold, pour water or iced tea if it’s warm
  • Grab banana and vitamins
  • Eat while checking email and social media
  • Defuse whatever disasters developed overnight
  • Make and pack lunch
  • Put on shoes (and coat, if it’s cold), grab phone, keys, purse, and whatever needs to be dragged to work
  • Drive to work

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