We headed to the marina this afternoon to work on the boat. We were treated to a lovely sunset when we were done.
We spent Saturday & Sunday nights on the lake this past weekend with Marty & Sue. As I looked back over the photos I took, I was captivated by the different colors in the sky from shot to shot. These are several from a 24 hour period, Saturday evening to Sunday evening.
Crescent moon and Venus in Saturday’s twilight:
Sunrise on Sunday:
Thunder-boomer building Sunday night:
And the crescent moon again, Sunday night:
Life is good.
I spent this weekend on the lake with some girlfriends on Nirvana. In the cove that we anchored in, there is a lovely view of both the sunset and the sunrise.
Saturday’s sunset from the stern:
And Sunday morning’s sunrise glow from the v-berth hatch.
Layers of Cascades foothills with Mount Baker off in the distance, center.Mount Rainier flyby as seen through a window waaaay over on the other side of the plane. And from my window a few minutes later. Looking up through a glass sidewalk in Pioneer Square from the Seattle Underground.
Not as pretty as a sunrise, but I love watching the sun light up the windows in the morning. Enjoy the day.
And it’s only Saturday!
In my life, I’ve picked up and moved from one city to the next over a dozen times. Each time saying goodbye to old friends, making new friends, and making a home and new memories in a brand new place. My last move, to Austin, was different. Not only did I stay, but when I moved here, so did over 700 of my colleagues. One day we were all working together on one campus, in one state. A few weeks later, we were all back together again, but everything else was different.
Many of us took root here, getting married, having kids, living out our passions, and spending a very big chunk of the time that we’ve been given here on Earth loving living in Central Texas. We’ve scattered. Some moved back home. Some moved on. Some have passed from this life. But, this week marks the 20 year anniversary of our migration. So, last night we held a reunion to celebrate. A hundred and fifty or so people turned out. And it was amazing!
I don’t know what the next 20 years holds for me, but I’ve enjoyed this last round. 🙂
TODAY, we headed to the lake, of course. The winds were blowing 20-30 knots. So Lori and Kurt jumped aboard Nirvana with us and we all headed out. This is a shot of Lori at the helm. Sunny. Windy. A tad chilly. But a wonderful day.
Wow. That was fast. January flew by. This weekend is very un-January-like, though – sunny, with temps inching into the 80s. I took this shot as the sun was dropping last night. The light through the trees was gorgeous.
We’ve decided to leave the signpost up that I made for last summer’s family reunion. It just seems right.
Yay, new glasses!! This pair was long overdue. My last pair were 2 or 3 prescriptions old and simply fell apart. My backups were even older. The pair I’ve been wearing for the last week and a half are missing an eye pad and have a paper clip on the corner to hold the left lens in (most of the time).
Made my day. However, now I can see how dirty my windows are. Time to book the window cleaners.🙂
I have much to learn about my new camera. I was waiting for this rare Christmas Day full moon to see if I could capture a decent shot. But, this morning the moon was already shrouded in the trees when I got out there. And tonight it was mostly overcast.
This is the best shot I took. I’ll keep working on it. :) Here it is, folks, the Full Cold Moon of Christmas Day 2015.