Up at 5:00 AM - do some light stretching and weights
5:30 AM - recite the day's rosary on the radio
5:50 AM - make coffee, wash any left over dishes and any other various chores like laundry or watering the plants
6:15 take shower, do makeup/hair/get dressed
7:15 walk to end of street to catch bus
8:15 arrive at work *
4:30 leave work - home by 5:20 usually *
* extra time allotted for public transpo
And yes, jsk1983 - DH and I are usually in bed between 9:00 - 9:30. We'll read for a little bit and then it's lights out. Might as well; most TV is useless and I can listen to the Red Sox game on my headset while I fall asleep. I need my 8 hours or I'm a crabbypants!
NB: Back to the original post - yes, I've noticed over the last year or so that the AM commute around Boston has crept closer and closer to 5:00 AM. And this is more than the Monday returners from a weekend on Cape Cod. This is folks getting a jumpstart to avoid the gridlock that hits by 7:00 PM. The Big Dig was no help.
DH leaves at 6:15 AM and it's pretty bad then.