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Old 11-17-2009, 04:28 AM   #1
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Early Risers!!

Gooooooood MORNING iRV2'rs !!

Just wondering whether there are any other, or many other, early risers here in the iRV2 world. Ya know, those folks who wake up at...say...4:30 or 5:00 a.m., maybe quietly making a pot of coffee, stepping outside the rig, and watching the dawn???

Just now, there's a GORGEOUS red/pink light in the Eastern sky here near Tampa, and it's beautiful!!

If there are any of ya up and about.....what's the morning like where you are??? Just wondering.


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Old 11-17-2009, 04:45 AM   #2
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Yep, I'm up at 4:30 AM Houston time every Monday - Friday due to that 4-letter word called WORK. Clear and 43 degF this morning out on the breezeway as a cold front came through yesterday. Just finished a 2nd cup of coffee and will have to start getting ready for work soon.


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Old 11-17-2009, 04:53 AM   #3
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I'm frequently up before 5:00 AM. BTW, sunrise arrives here in New Smyrna Beach a few minutes earlier than in Tampa. Unfortunately, ours was rather bland today. Too many clouds out over the ocean down near the horizon, but it's still supposed to be a nice day.
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Old 11-17-2009, 05:03 AM   #4
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Very foggy here this morning near Disney World.
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Old 11-17-2009, 05:34 AM   #5
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W O R K !!!!........(shudder!!!). I used to know what THAT word meant.
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Old 11-17-2009, 06:10 AM   #6
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Been getting up at 4:30-5:00 every since I had a paper route as a teenager. Just can not get out of the habit. Make coffee, read the internet and generally be quite so the DW doesn,t wake up.
Here in Rociada, NM it is 6:00 am and still dark and the temp is 22 degs F.

The gaggle of turkeys passed thru heading to their rooost yesterday 30 min before sunset. Beautiful.. B
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Old 11-17-2009, 06:27 AM   #7
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Usally up around 4:30 Tyler Texas time 25 miles south. Was going to go play Golf,but just to Cold at 40,and besides I'm retired can play tomorrow!
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Old 11-17-2009, 06:41 AM   #8
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Yep, I'm another one of those early risers from years of working in the construction work.When camping there's nothing like lighting up a big bon fire @ 4:30-5:00 AM with a nice strong cup of coffee watching the sun rise.
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Old 11-17-2009, 07:13 AM   #9
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Used to get up at 5-5:30 for many years for that four letter word (work), but now sleep in to 6:30-7:00. I still get to see some sunrises during parts of the year.

But our favorite sun times are the sunsets that we see all over the country. We sit there, with our favorite beverage in hand, and marvel at the beauty of the sky.
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Old 11-17-2009, 08:04 AM   #10
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I am also an early riser. Sometime between 4 and 6 AM every morning. However, you will not see me on iRV2. From when I get up to lunch time is when I get all the chores of the day done. It's amazing how much one can complete before 10 AM. iRV2 comes later in the day or the evening.
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Old 11-17-2009, 09:04 AM   #11
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We're usually up by 6 a.m. Pacific time. It's just that we live in Florida.
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Old 11-18-2009, 05:58 AM   #12
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So.....when ya get up and are bumpin around in those wee early hours of the morning, do ya find yourself stuck in what ya could call a rather "fixed" routine. I can almost recite each movement, from gettin up, to makin coffee, to standing outside watching the stars give way to the dawn, etc., EVERY MORNING (less-n it's a pourin rain). I'm worrying this is an "OLD MAN" symptom....ya know, a compulsive "rut." Thing is....I enjoy it!! Oh well. Steve
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Old 11-18-2009, 06:16 AM   #13
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Looks like you found allot of us... I have always been an early riser and love it especially when camping. I live in Huntington beach CA.
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Lightbulb Getting up????

you are ALL getting up sooooo late..
My time is around 2 am..... By 3am I have had my breakfast, start watching the business news and see, what the stock market could bring???


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