It looks like we’re in store for at least an entire day of overcast skies and more or less steady rain from the tropical storm out in the Gulf of Mexico. I love those rare mornings (at least in Florida) where the ambient light is the same at 8:00 AM as it was at 6:00 AM. When you wake up, you are not quite certain what time it is; your circadian rhythm is telling you one thing, but the day seems to be telling you another. On these days I wake up slowly and peacefully, and Magaidh and I spend some quality time snuggling up in the bed covers before I go to work. The atmosphere also reminds me of my beloved Highlands, though the temperature here may be twenty degrees warmer than the ideal.