The Writer's Pen
Early In the Morning
December 16, 2021
My workday begins every morning when most people are settled in for a good night’s sleep. I usually wake up before my alarm goes off at 2 a.m. My morning begins with a shave and shower, then quickly changing into my YMCA work clothes. I then get my dog, Gabby, ready to go for her walk. She has a red-lighted collar she wears on our walk, while I wear a safety vest so that we both can be seen. After grabbing a bottle of water and its container, we are ready to go.
Gabby’s leash has a 30 foot extension which gives her a little more freedom during the walk. It also allows me to have control...