Wednesday, July 8, 2015

SkyWatch - A Solstice rainbow


Back from the desert to the cold, cold, cold of the farm

the nights were cold in the desert too, but it was a dry cold
with incredibly clear skies
where the milky way was visible
from horizon to horizon


the pot of gold, or opals
at the other end


a heartwarming Solstice fire as the temperature
started dropping
and a rum toddy may have been
more fitting than our, none the less enjoyable G&T


while the sun slipped gently down into the red soil


Pure enjoyment, what a life!

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20 comments:

  1. A beautiful look at your skies Arija!! Thanks, as always, for sharing the beauty and the fun!! Hope all is going well for you these days!! Take care and enjoy!!!

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  2. Beautiful.... Nice to see you!.... Michelle

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  3. Just beautiful. Welcome back - and thank you for the rainbow.

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  4. i am so glad you had a nice time away.
    i enjoyed seeing your photos and your solstice rainbow.

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  5. Beautiful desert scenery. I believe I might be able to handle that kind of winter. (And I'd prefer the G&T over the hot toddy thank you).

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  6. Interesting scenery, shame your G&T was sub par though-rum toddy sounds delicious too though.

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    1. Nothing sub par about our G&Ts, only problem was the non compatibility of sinking winter night temps and clinking ice blocks.

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  7. Grand desert views - especially in the first photo. Extraordinary sight to see a rainbow in the desert.

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  8. There is something very special about the desert, even when the nights get cold.

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  9. I really like your wide-open desert views! The last photo is my favorite.

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  10. All so very beautiful and I am thinking that you did quite enjoy yourself. I have been missing you and wondered about you. Thankful you were out and about having fun. Stay warm. Heart hugs~

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  11. Hello Arija, beautiful skies and a lovely rainbow. So glad you had a great trip! Enjoy your weekend!

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  12. Wonderful shots of the rainbow, but the last one is a beauty too.
    Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

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  13. Beautiful rainbow! Glad you are getting some relef from the heat!

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  14. Beautiful rainbow ! Wishing you a good weekend.

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  15. Gorgeous photos! Sending you kisses.

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