Thursday, April 25, 2013

Sunrise, Sunset

As a girl, I wanted to have the song "Sunrise, Sunset" from Fiddler on the Roof as my wedding song.  


I was a strange little girl, and for some reason that song moved me.  

So when Cari asked for Sky photos for her Theme Thursday, I just had to present you with:

Taken one morning when a restless baby had me up way too early.  I was feeling all sorry for myself and then I saw this masterpiece that I otherwise would have missed.


Taken on an afternoon walk, while solving all the world's problems in my head.

It's like God paints the sky for us every morning and night.  Beautiful!


  1. Love sunrises and sunsets! Watching the growing light is truly one of the few good things about being up pre-dawn.

  2. Sunrise, sunset. Such a beautiful world God gives us. Gorgeous photos, Colleen!

  3. I love that song so much, I DID have it at my wedding! It was the father-daughter dance with my dad (duh, right?) who loves that song as much as I do.

    I love that sunrise pic! I'm such a sucker for a good sunrise!

    1. I had it at my wedding, too! In the exact same place MK did.

      And that sunrise pic? Glorious.

  4. Glorious.

  5. your sunrise looks almost exactly like mine!

    Had a dream about you and your family last night.
    We were all hanging like ol'friends and it was time to take pictures. I was taking pictures of your family with your camera and I hit the wrong button the the back opened up to expose the film (ya know the old kind???) and it wrecked all your pictures. I was so embarrassed!! Then we went to your kids swimming lessons.

  6. SOlving all the world's problems in my head: My favorite pastime!

    The sunrise is gorgeous, well done!

  7. I miss sunsets. Living in the flatland, surrounded by tall trees and buildings, it's really hard to see them around here.

  8. gorgeous pics! one of my fave features of our new house is that we our backyard faces the West so we get to see great sunsets each night.

  9. I saw "Fiddler on the Roof" on Broadway when I was 11 (an aunt took my older brother and me). Although I was a little too young to fully understand the story, I LOVED the music and played the soundtrack album over, and over, and over...

    And my son was thinking about having "Sunrise, Sunset" for the mother/son dance at his wedding--but I thought it might be a bit too melancholy! (We chose something else.)

    "God paints the sky for us every morning and night"--what a perfect way to put it.

  10. A priest friend of mine told us a story about his atheist brother, with whom he was watching the sun set.

    "So beautiful! It's like someone painted it." said the atheist.

    "Someone did..." said the priest.


  11. I love that song! I didn't have it at my wedding, but I love sitting at the piano and marauding my way through the pieces. Great photos! I love the dark pink of the first one.

  12. Wow, that sunrise is breathtaking. The colors are gorgeous. (I did a sunset but i couldn't get out of the house early enough for a sunrise.) I also LOVE the song Sunrise, Sunset and made sure it was played at our wedding reception. :-)

  13. "Sunrise Sunset" was the father-daughter dance at my wedding, Jane's wedding, and my parent's wedding back in the day! So I agree, it is a moving song :)

  14. beautiful!
    we just watched fiddler on the roof and i have been singing sunrise, sunset for the past few days- hilarious that you wanted it at your wedding!

  15. Ooooh, love these! Can't wait for beautiful sunset season to arrive again....

  16. I love the streetlight in the sunset picture. Both photos are beautiful!

  17. I love sunsets. That hour before the sun set is my FAVORITE time for being outside and walking and running. I just love the ligtht at that time. Those pictures are gorgeous!

  18. I love Fiddler on the Roof as well. I never would of thought to have it played at my weddingor receiption though. What a great idea! One I'll have to stow away for the very far away future. =)

  19. Such grandeur, such beauty! Sunrise, sunset, given for us each day, but some days granting spectacular awe in the moment.

  20. Just breathtaking! I love sunrises and sunsets, and they always make me feel like God has painted a picture just for me!:)

  21. What beautiful pictures!! Love that song, too.


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