John & Anne Wiley

2011/07/06

Desert Sunset Memories

Filed under: Happiness,Has Photos,Inner World,Nature,Random,SB Region — John @ 22:01

When I was a kid living on the edge of the sun-baked SoCA desert, we often had intricate sunsets with layers of finely textured clouds. Last night I enjoyed watching one here in balmy coastal SB, and it reminded me of those austere desert skies of my youth.

1598 Desert Beach Sky

1598 Desert Beach Sky

The crescent moon flirting with the clouds in gentle SB breezes created the feeling of a desert oasis.

1602 Desert Moon

1602 Desert Moon

Over the mountains a gathering thunderstorm worked up a grumpy clump of clouds towering into the last light while our quiet town seemed to hunker down in anxious silence.

1606 Grump Tower

1606 Grump Tower

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