21 January 2021

A January sunrise

December and January sunrises can be pretty spectacular here in the Saint-Aignan area. Our house faces east, so we get full views of them, either from the front deck or from the kitchen window. I took this photo 5 days ago, but it seems appropriate for today.


Ten minutes after taking the photo above, I looked out the front window again and saw how the sunrise had changed (photo below). In January, the sun rises here between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m., by the way. I often walk the dog around the yard you see in these photos, since nobody lives in that house full-time. Walt and I keep an eye on the place for our friends who own it and live most of the time in Blois.

8 comments:

  1. We are having colorful sunrises and sunsets, too - but you have to look quickly because it only lasts for a minute or two.

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  2. It's a new day. Morning has broken.

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  3. The US is again part of the Paris Accord om Climate. So much work ahead!

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  4. Fantastic photo, Ken, so appropriate to save it for this NEW day. And we’ve rejoined WHO.

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  5. I, too, am delighted about rejoining the Paris Climate Accord. I have great faith in John Kerry's smarts and dedication regarding this, and so a huge sigh of relief.
    A friend sent me a link to Dolly Parton and "Light of a Clear Blue Morning". The lyrics are very appropriate. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BaVb8LTooU

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