The later sunrise is sometimes the only redeeming thing
7:30 am now is when the sun is mid-sky on its way up.
When the sun-rays pour down through the changing red maples
lining the street, I feel I could never leave the North.
(Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Allegory of the Planets and Continents, sketch, 1752, oil on canvas, 73 x 54 7/8 inches (185.4 x 139.4 cm), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY)