MARCH FIRST, SUNRISE

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It’s March. The month of spring, the end of winter. My birthday. This morning, I woke up and looked out the window. It was sunrise. I wanted to go back to sleep. It was so early, but it was a pretty sunrise. Soon (I hope), there will be leaves on the trees. I won’t be able to see the sunrise until next winter.

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So I went to get my camera. But it’s not that simple. The dogs were waiting. I managed to get them out the door and grab my camera. I took pictures, then went back out to give the required biscuit. You cannot just make the babies go out into the cold and not reward them with something. How do you say “that’s so wrong” in dog?

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Now, as the light is fading, it’s snowing again. When I looked at the forecast last night, it said snow showers. Tops, an inch or two. Now the prediction calls for heavy snow, maybe five or six inches. Which, as these things go, isn’t much. The pile of snow on my deck is as high as my door. I can’t open my door. I haven’t been able to open it for weeks.

It isn’t supposed to snow again until Tuesday night. I’m relieved to hear that. Aren’t you?

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I took all the pictures with the Pentax Q7 … and without my eyeglasses. I forgot to put them on, probably for the first time in 50 years. Let’s hear it for auto-focus.



Categories: Morning, Nature, New England, Photography, Seasons, snow, Sunrise, Weather, Winter

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23 replies

  1. Belated Happy Birthday ! I am sure you had a blast within four walls and door closed. Pics are nice and its high time you folks have see anything except snow. May God bless you. Hugs and smiles. 🙂

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  2. Happy birthday. I was out taking photos of our sunrise early this morning. Then I noticed how our leaves are going yellow. On March 1 we officially moved into autumn. So, we will be getting colder. But spring will come for you, just when??????? Lovely photos.

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  3. We watch what’s been going on down East with sort so a macabre fascination. Yet today in Calgary it’s cold with a strong wind (unusual). So we seeing some of the transitional signs of Spring. Found a groggy spider in my kitchen a day or so ago … so if spiders know anything that’s another sign.

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  4. I love seeing the sunrise like that coming up behind the trees. Beautiful way to start the day

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  5. Happy birthday, Marilyn 🙂 I hope the snow lets up soon.

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  6. You do not mention if birthday is today or in March, maybe I need glasses. ..hehe, lovely shots, happy birthday too.

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  7. Happy Birthday, Marilyn. I tried to capture that color of the sunrise for the walls of my living room. I never did, quite…actually, a combination of colors…probably only accomplished with a glaze. Beautiful, nonetheless, perhaps more so because it is too elusive to capture on anything but film. Er–digital. J

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