122809: sunrise silhouette
9 January 2010, 10:49 pm
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photo of the day

The sky was perpetually grey when I was in Pennsylvania with the exception of this morning, when the clouds lined themselves up and the sun thought it was worth spotlighting.

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365 | 100209: edge of the day
6 October 2009, 10:19 am
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photo of the day

As we drove to the airport on Friday morning, G and I were both amazed that there was still no sign of the sun (6:15 ish). Pleasantly surprised, after I dropped him off, I headed to work, parked, and walked to the beach with coffee and camera in hand to catch the sunrise (my second that week!). Coincidentally I ended up watching a bunch of planes taking off over the ocean (fun fact: during off-peak hours, planes from LAX are required to take off and land over the ocean, instead of over the land). And a bunch of insane triathletes and surfers.

There is something pretty incredible about seeing the day begin to come to life. It doesn’t really get old. I briefly got excited and thought that I should start every morning this way. Then I chuckled and reminded myself to not be so overambitious, and just enjoy the moment.

And I did.