To Beat the Sun

I don’t know what it is about a sunset that grabs me. Yet it does. Every time.
I head outside to run the dogs, and am stopped by the grand display in the sky.
Back inside I go….grabbing camera, purse, car keys…..yelling to hubby…..”I’ve gotta hurry to beat the sun, do you wanna go?” He always says yes.Β  *smile

sunsets, spiders, 1 sunsets, spiders, 2

How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.” George MacDonald

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43 Responses to To Beat the Sun

  1. jmgoyder says:

    I needed this – thank you!

  2. Alastair says:

    I love a sunrise, and I love a sunset. Great photos

  3. (smiling) Great wisdom in this post!

  4. Wonderful post, Paula. I love the photos and the quote (and a hubby who always says ‘yes’!)

  5. Jeannette from CA coast says:

    I think sunsets should be the 8th wonder of the world:) Beautiful pics!

  6. artsifrtsy says:

    I love a sunset too – and have been known to drive like a madwoman to get to a vista to shoot it. Great pics.

  7. russtowne says:

    Great post! Smart husband! Beautiful photos! Loved the quote too!

  8. Oh wow! Such Incredible Beauty.

  9. I love sunshine, period. πŸ™‚ Throw in an Omni-present blue sky and I can lose myself in it. Nice post.

  10. adinparadise says:

    Fabulous sunsets, Paula.

  11. Sunsets, for me, are more beautiful than the sunrise. Although both are necessary.

  12. You’re a woman after my own heart… I have like a million pictures of sunsets. I can’t see one and not take a picture of it πŸ™‚

  13. ly says:

    Love your photos , always. But today, kudos to your husband are in order!

  14. My preference is Sunrise as it spells new beginnings.
    However, sunsets are fabulous too.
    Thanks for the photos.

  15. shreejacob says:

    Beautiful πŸ™‚
    I like the dawn though…I mean I like both, but dawn just makes it higher on the ladder by a hair..hehe.

    Love the light blues, the dark blues and the pinks with fluffy cotton clouds of the dawn πŸ™‚

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