Daytime rains yielded to blue skies that faded into a golden sunset with a grinning crescent Moon watching over the scene. Perhaps it is a good omen of happy times to come.
Yesterday storm clouds burst across the sky bring high winds and an inch of rain. Two of the flamingos in the pool area blew over, but at least they didn’t fly away. It appeared dark most of the day, but at sunset, rays of light penetrated the maelstrom with a glorious farewell. Moments later theContinue reading “Stormy Sunset”
Made for each other.
Something there is about sunsets and boats that says: ”Made for each other.”
The Sun illuminates the Earth in a full spectrum of light during the day, but at sunset much of the ordinary light is filtered out by the Earth’s atmosphere. This leaves mostly the red wavelength of light which is produced by hydrogen from the Sun. Beautiful sunsets are created by the hydrogen light painting cloudsContinue reading “Sunset in Light from Hydrogen”
The Sun’s last rays, like fingers clinging to the edge of night, poked between trees and through a window to illuminate bottles and silhouette a wooden dolphin. The middle bottle had witnessed more than a centuries worth of sunsets in the central American plains, while its two companions had seen nearly as many. The dolphinContinue reading “Sunbeam and Silhouette”
Here are some more photos from our stay at North Head in Washington State a year ago. Such a wonderful place, such a wonderful time.
I don’t really recall whether this photo, taken a few years ago, was at sunrise or sunset. But it doesn’t matter. My wish today is that your sun may rise with bright opportunities and set full of fond memories that will never fade.
Yes, the days are getting longer though it might not seem like it. The Sun actually begins to set later in mid December even though shortest day occurs around December 21/22. In contrast, the sun continues rise later until early January when, at last, it begins to come up earlier. These few minutes are hardlyContinue reading “Longer Days”