Friday, April 6, 2018

A Golden Weekend

Here are the rays of the sun as it set, in order.




The setting sun makes everything golden. Here is the Duke Dog, official mascot for the James Madison University Dukes. Perhaps the golden evening is mellowing him out? Or not.



“Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.”
 ~Washington Irving 

19 comments:

Ann said...

Gorgeous sunset. Such a spectacular show. I don't think that dog looks too mellow. He is quite impressive looking.

Sandi said...

The sun's rays make me want to sing the Hallelujah Chorus.

The dog just makes me turn my head like a confused puppy! :)

MadSnapper said...

Absolutely gorgeous sunset and i like clouds with a golden lining more than with a silver and LOVE the golden glow it is casting on that big beautiful King Bulldog.... love the whole look today, makes me happy looking at the screen. i love sunshine

MadSnapper said...

you should post the bulldong pics on FB for all lovers of bulldogs

George said...

You've captured a gorgeous sunset. Thanks, too, for the photos of the Duke Dog. He's really something.

Ann said...

I love the progressive sunset--spectacular! Have a super Sunday.
Ann

Chatty Crone said...

God's paints an awesome sunset and you captured it perfectly.

Tamago said...

What a gorgeous sunset! I love the contrast between light and dark. The Duke Dog is looking stunning in the golden light :-)

DawnTreader said...

The mascot looks scary! but the sky pictures are amazing...

Ruth Hiebert said...

I love those sun rays.They add so much beauty to a picture.

aspiritofsimplicity said...

Oh so beautiful. God's masterpiece.

Joan said...

The first photo I love about the scary dog dont know what to think about it ...

Hootin' Anni said...
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Hootin' Anni said...

Love*

Hootin' Anni said...

Too many typos...let start over. Love the statuary, but am in awe of the sky at dusk!!

Carla from The River said...

Beautiful!!
Love, Carla

Nancy Chan said...

Love the stunning sunset! The dog looks fierce and it can also look like it is laughing!

Tanya Breese said...

beautiful colors!! i have pictures of ashlyn on the duke dog when i was doing her graduation pictures!

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Riders On The Storm

The jet trail of a plane heading into a fearsome cloud! I was glad we were on firm ground only watching.