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Sunset at Sunset Beach

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Suzi and I preceded the kids by a day on our Fourth of July camping trip. This is likely the first time Suzi and I have camped without the kids since Ashley appeared on the scene. Wow!

We had decided late in the game that we were going to go camping this weekend. There were no reservations available so we thought we’d throw a tent in the car and head to the beach on Thursday after Suzi got home from working the night, hoping to find a walk in campsite.

So we did but we weren’t finding anything. Headed south, Suzi told me to turn right, she’d seen a campground sign. It didn’t look promising, but we pulled in to take a look. They had one site available from a cancelation just minutes before. As we were pondering, someone else called to see if there were any sites available. We heard the host discussing all the campgrounds that were full with the caller and decided it was either this place or our back yard. We took it.

We drove home to pack the rest of our stuff and then back again in time to see the setting sun.

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Biking back from school board meeting on Veteran’s Drive, I stopped briefly to take a sunset1 shot. I love the clouds!

I enjoy biking in the late evening. Traffic has gone home, the wind has faded. Cruising along the path is noiseless and tranquil.2


  1. Yeah, it was a little late for the sunset. Desaturating the picture doesn’t help… :-D 
  2. For those who are concerned about my safety: thanks! And my flashy lights shout my presence.