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Morning Routine

Tuesdays I write with one of my favorite communities from Two Writing Teachers.

Every morning my husband and I wake together. It could be 4:30am or 6:00am. Whoever is more awake says, "Are you up? Let's go down." Then, we pull on our pajama bottoms left the night before on the brown leather chair in our bedroom. Next, I go into the bathroom upstairs, while he creaks down the stairs to the kitchen bathroom. After, we make our coffee, grab our laptops and head to the screened in porch. He is not a writer, but he surfs the net and looks for jobs. I write out three pages of morning foggy thinking a la Julia Cameron. Every so often one of us will say to the other, "Can I ask you a quick question?" It is here that we talk about our plans for the day and tell each other how happy we are to have this time together. It is here I know I married the right man for me.


  1. Loved this post. True contentment in a marriage is found in those moments, don't you think?

  2. Sounds like a lovely way to begin the day, together. It's the comfortable routines that bind us, isn't it?

  3. Thanks for sharing this lovely little slice of your life. It truly seems as though you have found your soulmate.

  4. aw. sniff. so happy for you guys. some day.

  5. Such a lovely post - can sense your relationship and the moments of this routine.


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