Thursday, April 9, 2015

Enjoying the Sunset....




Sunsets.... we see them often, although sometimes we just take them for granted and don't really pay attention. They are amazingly beautiful though, as they change quickly.




We were out to have a picnic supper at the workplace of one of our sons. Since he works from 2-midnight, we miss having supper together, so we took some pizza and met him for supper.  It was later in the evening, the air was warm, the breeze was just enough to make it feel pleasant. It was a perfect night to be out and enjoy being together, plus we could watch the sunset. 

These pictures have been cropped, but are otherwise unedited. The sunset was just that beautiful. 

 The picture above was from the top of the van... we were driving, but we have a sunroof on our older minivan and so it is a novelty and this was a perfect night to have it open. I couldn't resist raising my camera up and snapping the picture. :)  Yes, I stayed in my seat with my seatbelt on. :) 

This next picture shows the sun settling lower in the sky.

 We were driving home from supper with our son, so I just kept snapping pictures. No, that house is not ours... just one we passed by and I liked the trees against the sky.

I loved the changing sky... the colors and clouds.... and the different trees in silhouette. I'm so glad we took the time to enjoy the sunset. Do you take the time to enjoy the beautiful sunsets God makes? Maybe it is time to do that again... I know I will be watching them. :)





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Weekend Reflections

42 comments:

  1. Just glorious! I missed a fabulous one last night...of course...when I didn't have my camera with me!

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    1. That is so frustrating when it happens! I have learned to take my little camera with me in my purse, so that I always have it.... and I even take it up to bed... I have heard an owl a few times and I keep hoping to pull the shades open and see an owl right there in the pine tree outside my window... a perfect shot. Hmmm.... hasn't happened yet, but I keep watching. Thank you for visiting... I sure enjoyed that sunset. :)

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  2. What a gorgeous soothing sunset. Doesn't get better than that :)

    I hope you'll find the time to link up with us this week:
    http://milaslittlethings.com/2015/04/idea-box-thursday-link-party-5.html

    xx
    Mila

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    1. It was a wonderfully beautiful sunset. :) Thank you for visiting.

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  3. You do take beautiful photos!

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    1. Thank you for your sweet, encouraging comment! :)

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  4. Good Morning Gentle Joy,

    What beautiful sunset photos, I always enjoy your photos, and thoughts and stories that go with them. Would love for you to come visit TGI Saturdays Blog Hop today to share. Have a blessed weekend.

    http://www.asklatisha.com/tgi-saturdays-12/

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    1. Thank you... what a sweet comment. :)

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    1. I do too! Thank you for visiting. :)

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  6. I love sunsets especially by the beach. Nice photos!

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    1. Sunsets really are special... they change and leave so fast and yet they are beautiful. Thank you for stopping by. :)

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  7. These are lovely pictures. I especially like the one with the house in it. It reminds me of a vintage illustration.

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    1. Thank you.... what a nice thought about a vintage illustration... I will look at that picture again and appreciate it anew because of your words. :) I'm glad you visited.

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  8. These are gorgeous photos! Makes me want to sit outside tonight and watch the sunset. : )

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    1. Thank you... the amazing sunsets are different every day... what a wonderfully creative God to do that! Thank you for visiting... it was nice to have you. :)

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  9. gorgeous photos and unedited too! Sunsets are special and you have captured their glory so well!
    Thanks also for visiting my blog! looking forward to following you on your journey!

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    1. What a sweet comment! Thank you... I am so glad you visited me today. :)

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  10. I love sunsets. Always such a wonderful way to end a day.

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    1. I love them also... they are relaxing, vibrant, encouraging and so many wonderful things. :)

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  11. Oh my.... what a glorious sunset! Beautiful images, my dear. Thank you for sharing your loveliness with Roses of Inspiration. Enjoy your day!

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    1. It was amazing... I love watching those striking sunsets... thank you for visiting and for the blog party. :)

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  12. These are breathtaking photos. Thanks for linking up and sharing with us at Funtastic Friday. I hope you can make it again this week.

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    1. Thank you... it was such a beautiful sunset. :) Thank you also for the linky party. :)

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  13. What lovely photos, thank you for sharing God's amazing beauty with us at Good Morning Mondays. Blessings

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    1. Thank you.. God provides such beauty in those sunsets... they are a blessing. :) Thank you for visiting.

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  14. Gorgeous sunset captures! Happy Monday, have a great week ahead!

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    1. Thank you... I love the beauty of the sunrises and sunsets. :)

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  15. I am a lover of sunsets, sunrises, clouds and other wonders from God. You did a great job capturing this moment.

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    1. I am too! Thank you... God's creation is sure amazing. :)

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  16. So lovely. Gorgeous sunsets.
    Thanks for sharing at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/06/the-other-worldly-insect-world.html

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  17. WoW! So beautiful! Have a great week!

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    1. Thank you... I hope your week is wonderful also. :)

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  18. Beautiful, I don't think one can ever see too many sunsets

    Mollyxxx

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    1. I agree... they are all so different... and beautiful. :)

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  19. Every moment you shared is exquisite!

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    1. Thank you... what a blessing to have sunsets to enjoy... and times with the family. :)

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  20. Outstanding shots! I love the reflection!

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    1. Thank you... the sunset was reflected in the roof of our minivan... as I took the picture out of the sun roof.. unusual, but it worked. :)

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