When we walk the dog as a family, we have to do so at the crack of dawn because train schedules are merciless.
Getting out of bed in the dark is surely painful, and getting kids out the door is moreso. But, once we’re walking peacefully next to the river with the lovely dawn light filtering through the tree leaves, it all feels worth it.
The summer heat isn’t burning us alive (or should I say boiling? dat humidity… x_x ). We have the path to ourselves because who else is crazy enough to be out that early?
But the main advantage is how much everyone enjoys being out there together:
….or not? Well, anyway, the Curious Pup loves it. He gets to sniff All The Things.