Monday, November 03, 2008

Keep driving, Dad!

On Halloween, S2 went trick-or-treating with my Mrs, as I drove D2 to a friend's house. She wanted to get there as soon as possible, and during the drive, heard me thinking out loud about the moon and Venus and pulling over to set up the tripod. "Daaaaad... NO!" She sounded like someone admonishing their pet. (Good grief, where's the rolled up news paper or spray bottle?) I stayed the course, and resisted the urge to stop and take a few snapshots of the unbelievable sky scape. I only captured this image, because the car was stopped, so quickly, I rested the camera over the open window and hoped for the best.

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It is a good thing too, because I don't think she could appreciate how much that meant to me, plus my old camera's disc drive was full, and it would have been worse to think I was carefully recording pictures and then find out that they weren't saved to the mini CD Rom.

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Here is an earlier picture of that sky. It was probably 5 or 10 minutes after this shot, that I saw the most expressive colors over a large field with an unobstructed view.

9 comments:

NaNcY said...

good costume

AND

I LOVE THAT SHOT!

mommanator said...

how pretty! colors of the Lord!

dot said...

Beautiful sky with that little moon up there!

Halfmom, AKA, Susan said...

I can just hear her saying it too!!!

Daaaaaaad!!!!

Mona said...

that is a cool costume which suits the wearer too!

Cool shot!

lorenzothellama said...

Wonderful colours. Love the telegraph wires. They really do make the picture.

Happy Election Day.

lime said...

good capture, especially under the circumstances!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Good stay! You're such a GOOD boy. ;-)

Perfect how you got the moon between the wires.

lorenzothellama said...

And the star above the wires! That's what I meant about the telegraph wires!