Look quick before it's gone
And catching every bit of life
The most stunning sunsets occur in the fall and winter. In a matter of a few minutes, you can watch a free color show gracing the close of any day.
We have the good fortune to live in an area where we see the open sky. Storms and sunsets never fail to entertain our simple lives.
So what causes those brilliant colors to flash across the sky? I went on a research expedition to understand the science of sunsets.
As a daily watcher of sunsets, I can assure you that the scene changes every moment, no, every few seconds. Running after my camera, I’ve missed some of nature’s best evening light shows.
When I was a child, time crept along. Now, every year speeds by, and I want to shout, “STOP!” Which, of course, doesn’t do much good. I find it more satisfying to enjoy each fleeting moment and as many sunsets as I can squeeze into this lifetime.
I’m always looking before it’s gone.
Have you ever wondered if you can have a meaningful life doing nothing? The answer is yes, but not in the way you may think. My review of Jenny O’Dell’s How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy will give you some ideas.
Find out more about the Science of Beautiful Sunsets. If you want to chuckle during a more expanded science lesson, try this episode where Neil deGrasse Tyson explains “The Sunset Illusion.”
Contemporary music played on a cello offers a new perspective. The duo called 2Cellos transform Ed Sheeran’s Perfect.
“Change is the one unavoidable, irresistible, ongoing reality of the universe.” —Octavia Butler
Find a little wonder this week.
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Fantastic sunsets! Thanks for sharing.
You sunset images are stunning. Thanks