Aaron envies those who can stand to be awake this morning, and those who don’t have to.
Aaron is greeting the day as best he can. “Hello, day!” he says. The day pointedly ignores him. Cold.
neither bright nor bushy
Aaron has dull eyes and a scraggly tail.
Aaron regrets not pressing the “snooze” button. or destroying the alarm clock.
half the battle
Aaron is ready to acknowledge that he needs to leave for work now, but he’s not quite ready to actually leave.