145: Sky dreaming in colors

(A celebration in the sky.)

The heart is always the place to go.  Go home into your heart, where there is warmth, appreciation, gratitude and contentment.

~ Ayya Khema

(Heading home for the evening.)

The sun and sky threw a big party yesterday evening and they invited almost all of the colors of the rainbow to join them in their celebration.  It was a stunning sunset.

A flock of geese flew by, adding their music to the celebration.  Just as I thought it couldn’t get any better, it would.

This morning’s sunrise was almost as stunning.  I was in the kitchen just after my early morning yoga/meditation practice, heating up some water for tea, when the sky lit up in a multitude of colors.  I stood and watched.  It was one of those times when I wanted to be in the moment rather than capture it (with the camera).

(Wide view of the pond and the sky.)

You’ll just have to take my word for it (regarding this morning’s sunrise).  Have you ever noticed that sunrises frequently have a similar look and coloring as the previous night’s sunset?

Today’s outdoor time was all about errands and chores.  The wind has been all bluster and noise for the past 24 hours, with gusts up to 45 mph.  A cold front is moving through this afternoon, and the temperature has been dropping.  We’ll go from 40s to the teens by tonight.

No music so far today.  I’m in the mood for silence.  I will pop in a CD later.  Something soothing, I think.  It’s not a day for harsh sounds.

(Just before darkness settled in.)

That’s about it from the Bogs for today.  Here’s a little something to celebrate the day:

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22 Comments on “145: Sky dreaming in colors”

  1. patbean says:

    For a person like myself who loves bright colors, you couldn’t have given me a better valentine’s gift. Thank you.

    Pat Bean
    http://patbean.wordpress.com

  2. Breathtaking!! The first one is especially beautiful, I could stare at it all day.
    Happy Valentine’s Day!

  3. milkayphoto says:

    WOW – the sky outdid itself! Just gorgeous! I hope your day is as colorful as that sky! 🙂

  4. What an amazing contrast between the white snow and the brilliant colours of the sky, Robin! Absolutely beautiful! What a fantastic gift Mother Nature sent to you for Valentine’s Day.
    Thank you so much for sharing your gift, and Happy Valentine’s Day to you too! 🙂

  5. Marianne says:

    Robin, I saw a very small part of the sky above the house roofs last night. The colors were amazing. I’m so glad you captured it in photos. This is very lovely. I love what you did in the last photo. Beautiful!
    Hope you are having a wonderful valentines day!
    Day 4 completed too!

  6. boatacrosstheriver says:

    Breathtaking. The geese over the yellow sky is my favorite!

  7. Stunning colors of the sky, what a way to wake up and end each day! Love that heart. The pond and sky are my favorite.

  8. chris says:

    I love your photos; loved seeing you more! can’t wait for THURSDAY! ogres and all

  9. Karma says:

    I don’t want to read anyone else’s comments before I leave mine, because I’m pretty sure I will be repeating what has already been said, but what stunning, gorgeous, amazing color!! How nice of Mama Nature to treat you to those beautiful colors and how nice for you to be able to capture them!

  10. Bo Mackison says:

    Wow, what a color show Mother Nature put on. It doesn’t get much better than that!

  11. Enchanting moments looking slowly at each of your beautiful and soothing images while listening to harp music. Thank you for this early morning gift, Robin 🙂

  12. ladyfi says:

    Wow – what a fiesta of colours! So gorgeous. Love that purple sky in particular…

  13. Norm says:

    Great series of shots Robin! Beautiful!

  14. Robin says:

    Thank you so much everyone! I’m glad you all enjoyed the sunset with me. 🙂

  15. SkP says:

    Amazing colours – especially love the one with the birds flying through the sunset!

  16. penpusherpen says:

    Totally awash with colours and my senses almost overwhelmed. I do hope your Valentines Day went well for you Robin, with romance being at the fore..xx

  17. Beautiful sunset and sunrise photo’s! Happy late Valentines Day!

  18. Barbara Rodgers says:

    Stunning photos and so much beauty to celebrate! We’ve had some gale force winds here, too. These pictures took my breath away – you are so blessed in your surroundings! Love the Valentine, too! 🙂


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