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He has to be at work by 9am.


If he wakes at 6, he can put a pot of coffee on, go for a morning half hour run, 6:30 shower, 7am dress, 7:15 make bacon, eggs, and hash. He can sit comfortably eating his breakfast and reading the morning paper before leaving for work at 8, taking the morning train in and thereby saving him money on the commute.


He did this for the first 6 months of his job.


If he wakes at 6:30, he can put a pot of coffee on, shower, 7am dress, 7:15 make bacon, eggs, and hash. He can sit comfortably eating his breakfast and reading the morning paper before leaving for work at 8, taking the morning train in and thereby saving him money on the commute.


He did this for the next 8 months of his job.


If he wakes at 7, he can put a pot of coffee on, shower, 7:30 dress, 7:45 make just bacon and eggs. He can sit eating a rather hurried breakfast, neglecting the morning paper, before leaving for work at 8:15, having to take his car instead of the train.


He did this for the following year of his job.


Now he wakes at 7:30. He showers, 8am dresses, and leaves for work at 8:15 in his car, stopping by the local Starbucks for a coffee to go and a small muffin.


It's been two more years now. His coffee maker, skillet, and running shoes all miss him terribly. The morning paper gave up on coming by for breakfast a long time ago.

Created: Aug 24, 2012

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