5:41am: Alarm goes off.
5:44am: Morning medicines, brushing teeth.
5:53am: Standing outside in my underwear, coaxing my dog to urinate.
5:56am: Feed her breakfast, feed myself breakfast.
6:13am: Put on a tie and make sure my hair looks just a little less ‘homeless’ than it did the day before.
6:20am: Time for a quick game of fetch.
6:30am: Pack my lunch and double-check the wall charger to see if I did indeed grab my second battery.
6:31am: Goodbye Bailey.
6:33am: … I can see an amazing sunrise across the street from my neighborhood, but I’m running late.
6:35am: Pull over my ’06 Impreza and dash further along the torn up road.
6:37am: Attach my 14mm and compose the shot.
6:38am: Press the shutter.
6:55am: Time for a quick coffee stop.
7:37am: …And I’m late to work.
Although that particular morning’s commute was a stressful drive for me, I don’t regret taking those extra few minutes to capture the photograph featured above. You never know when something beautiful may flutter into your life – be ready.