Sure it was 33 degrees and raining for the last 5 days, but I’ll still argue that I live in one of the most majestic places in the world. When that low pressure blew itself on out of here us ‘Homerites’ were blessed with one incredibly stunning sunset. The kind that make you pinch yourself and mumble – Holy cow, it’s for real, no photoshop, it just happens in nature!
I might not write about this, but after last nights sunset we had another gorgeous sunrise that put the icing on the visual cake of the last couple days. Contrast that with the last few days I’ve spent in the office trying to reassemble my computer. . . I decided to upgrade my system, which involved changing out the motherboard, nerd speak for the brains of my computer. I thought it would be easy and quick. Well, it turned out to be neither of those.
On the second day a friend, who knows me well, called with an alert to the unfolding magic outside. He called because in his own words – “I figured you were working on your computer.” That nonsense ended quickly. I ran outside and set up a still camera (canon 20D) on the porch with an interval timer instructing it to shoot a time laps sequence. Then I scurried up the hill behind my house to shoot the sunset from a better perspective than my porch offers. I often find myself in a situation of mild panic when the light is perfect out. Quick! quick! The light might be gone in 5 minutes. This must be what it’s like to practice triage in a medical emergency. You might only […]