Thursday, July 23, 2009
what i did on my summer vacation, part four
What I did on my summer vacation: My favorite thing!
I make it a point to watch every possible sunset. I love that no two are quite alike. Over Lake Michigan, the sunset is the entire sky.
And I love how the sunset is always changing. As soon as you look away, it takes a new shape, and colors brighten and dim.
I even love that sunsets never quite look the same as a photograph. You can't capture the hugeness, and the colors never seem to be quite as brilliant.
I took some sunset photos into an elementary class a few years ago. One boy was completely amazed at what he had seen (he had likely never seen a lake, actually) and he asked, "Is that on Earth?"
I said, "Yes, it's in Michigan."
And he said, "Yeah, but is that on Earth?"
Every sunset is a blessing.