November 13, 2019
It’s always darkest just before the dawn.
Have you noticed how dark it is in the morning just before the sun comes up? It’s always like that this time of the year. This has nothing to do with the time change, but everything to do with the rotation of the earth in respect to the sun and moon. When the earth rotates around to the dark side of the moon, it’s impossible to see anything. That piddly little flashlight on my smartphone doesn’t come close to being adequate when trying to find my way around in the dark.
When I was a kid and we had to bring the cows in for the morning milking...