Chicago summers were made for morning people. Living on the edge of the time zone means even with Daylight Saving time it still gets light around 5am. The city is quiet at this hour. There is something particularly wonderful about going on a bike ride with the sun coming up over the lake, and not having to deal with the low grade roar the city produces during the rest of the day. Even just being able to to open the windows, have a cup of coffee, and enjoy the silence is a very simple form of happiness.