Sunday, May 24, 2009

Silent Sunday



Believe it or not, this is a recent sunrise on Queen's Creek.

Believe it or not, Chesapeake Bay Woman did not use any special effects other than the "auto" setting on her camera. There was a lot of mist, fog and cloud cover this particular day.

Take a look at that ball of sun in between the two pine branches. Then look at the glow on the horizon.

Then give me one good reason why I should live anywhere else.

Have a peaceful Sunday, as calm and smooth as this creek.

16 comments:

tj said...

...Hi CBW! *waving*... That has got to be your most awesome shot to date - so serene, it's perfect... :o)

...Here's hoping your Sunday is a quiet yet joyful one and I hope you enjoy your holiday weekend...

...Blessings girl...

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

TJ-It's always so good to hear from you. Hope you're doing well. Enjoy this long weekend too.

Anonymous said...

LOVE the photo...your best yet! Please frame it and put up for sale at your local neighborhood restaurant!!!

AHR

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

Ms. Hallieford-Maybe I'll stop by that local restaurant today, with or without the picture. I'm starving and have nothing to eat that doesn't require a great deal of preparation, and I'm feeling lazy today.

Not sure if I can wait until it opens at noon but I'll try.

Daryl said...

Well if you lived closer you could have hung out with 'us' yesterday .. we were practicing for Blogfest xox

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

Daryl - That sounded like a lot of fun. MPM's pictures were awesome.

mmm said...

Keep taking pictures like that one and you'll have whole world moving to Mathews; or, at least coming to Blogfest.

Happy long weekend.

Mental P Mama said...

I love this!

Grandma J said...

I don't know what happened to my comment, but anything is possible today.

Massive rain with plenty of thunder and lightning is how my quiet Sunday is going. Lost power sometime during the night, but it was back by morning.

Love your picture. The serenity beckons! Enjoy your day!

TSannie said...

That is a spectacular photo, my friend. One of the best I've ever seen.

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

Holy mackerel. This is yet another example of me slapping up a picture I am not that thrilled with and everyone saying how much they like it. There's no way I can distinguish between good and mediocre or even bad. This particular photo was just a mediocre one in my book.

Anyway.

MMM. Are you sure you're not my long lost brother? Chesapeake Bay Mother says that frequently about how we better not expose Mathews too much or else we'll have people flocking to move here. She's serious when she says it, too.

MPM- Your photos of yesterday's gathering with Daryl are far superior.

GJ-Sorry about all the bad weather. As with most bad things in life, thunderstorms can be severe but are usually brief and afterwards there's a whole new appreciation for the calm.

TSA- Again I am really shocked because to me it's mediocre, but thank you.

joe blow said...

Noting mediocre about the beauty of God's creation in relatively unspoiled areas as in your photo.

Brings a lot of peace to those who view your minds eye.

keep them coming. We all need this sort of therapy in the crazy times we live in.

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

JB-That really makes me happy, knowing that even one person might find joy or peace or Something Good in either the photos or the inane blog posts here.

Urban Craziness was what drove me back to Mathews. I was sorely aware of how--bit by bit--we're being swallowed alive by concrete, super chains... Starbucks, Wal-Mutant, Target...and urban sprawl.

Mathews was/still is a paradise to grow up and grow old in, but it won't be a paradise forever. I'm hoping to preserve or at least capture things as they are now.

Well this was certainly way more than I intended to say, which was merely Thank You.

Karen Deborah said...

Nope not one, count yourself BLESSED to be in such beauty and have the eyes to appreciate it, and the heart of an artist to see it.

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

KD-Thank you so much, and indeed all of us who live here are blessed and so very fortunate.

No matter the other awful life events that occur--the same here as anywhere else--at least we have scenes such as these to serve as a buffer and put things in perspective.

Anonymous said...

Nice pic


LOve, CBW's daughter