"If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride ... " - Old Proverb I do not know what a wish looks like, though I think it might look like a rising sun over a glassy harbor. Beggar that I am, I wish for a horse to ride and one more. Gentle, well-schooled mounts so Garry and … Continue reading IF WISHES WERE HORSES, WE COULD RIDE TOGETHER – Marilyn Armstrong
Fishing Boats and a Scarlet Sunrise Dawn in Rockport. If pictures look familiar, Rockport, Massachusetts is one of the most photographed locations in the U.S. Not only is it highly photogenic, but it is also an artist's colony. It was July 4th and I set the alarm for 4 am. It was still fully dark, … Continue reading ROCKPORT HARBOR AND ANOTHER SUNRISE – Marilyn Armstrong
Sunrise Flight Dawn on Ogunquit beach. It was about 4:30 in the morning when I dragged my body from the bed, threw some clothing on including long sleeves, long pants, and socks. Not because it was so cold. It was a warm September, but I had already discovered that the mosquitoes are voracious in those … Continue reading OGUNQUIT BEACH WITH BIRDS AND A SUNRISE – Marilyn Armstrong
First square, the first light of dawn It's a square New Year, my friends. Even though these pictures look more or less identical to ones I took before Christmas, this is a new dawn. A different sunrise with fresh early light. The problem is that pictures taken from my deck tend to look the same, … Continue reading SQUARE DAWN’S FIRST EARLY LIGHT #1 – Marilyn Armstrong
I am often up around dawn, but I rarely take pictures. Today, though, the sky was alight with a glorious bright dawn. Then, a few hours later, I got more birds. Hope you enjoyed your holidays.
Other than from the direction, you can't tell if the sun is coming up or setting. I've done all the checking I can and in fact, the light is the same. It depends on the season of the year, but the coloring is identical otherwise. And yet we are fascinated by the coming and going … Continue reading COMING AND GOING OF THE SUN — Marilyn Armstrong
July Blues and the Sky at Dawn - Vernal Equinox It was dawn on the day of the Vernal Equinox and I had not closed the shades. I usually do, but I forgot. When I woke up, it looked as if the room was on fire. The blue sky turned deep red and violet before … Continue reading JULY BLUES AND SUNRISE ON THE VERNAL EQUINOX – Marilyn Armstrong