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Puck M May 5, 2004 10:21 PM

There's no place I'd rather be than sitting on the front porch of the river cottage watching the sun rise on a Saturday morning.

http://users.rcn.com/hmmjr/HMMpics/07020007.jpg

photosbyvito May 5, 2004 10:25 PM

oh man....great clouds and color for a sunrise!!!!



every time i get up for sunrise it's too cloudy....or no clouds at all :-\, neither preferable for photography...lol

jackrussell May 6, 2004 4:29 AM

I wouldn't mind sitting there myself with a view like that. Nice shot. :-)

selvin May 6, 2004 5:30 AM

I often wondered what the sunrise looks like in Mechanicsville, VA. Very nice job.

Thanks and aloha.

pavaros May 6, 2004 5:38 AM

great colours!!lovely sunrise (around what time?)

Puck M May 6, 2004 7:57 AM

selvin wrote:
Quote:

I often wondered what the sunrise looks like in Mechanicsville, VA. Very nice job.

Thanks and aloha.
That's not really Mechanicsville. It's about 40 miles northeast near the town of Tappahannock on the Rappahannock River. You see we have some strange sounding names in this area too but with more consonants and fewer vowels.Our original settlers had discovered more consonants by the time they got way over here!

I had a tough time pronouncing some of thewords in Hawaii when I was there last year. How about humuhumunukunukuapuaa. I have that one down pat. That's a big name for a small fish!

I think I have a picture like your avatar. I visited that nut factory when I was on Hawaii.


To Pavaros,

That was in July at around 5:30 to 6:00 A.M EDST. There's so much going on this year I've not been down there yet. I'm really missing it!

photosbyvito May 6, 2004 9:44 AM

there is the name of the lake somewhere up in the northern USA.....it is like 20-30 letters long....it is amazing...lol

calr May 6, 2004 10:16 AM

Nice shot. Reminds me of an old sailor's adage, "Red sky in moring, sailor take warning; red sky at night, sailor's delight."

mdparker May 6, 2004 6:02 PM

Very nice shot. It makes me wish I were there .... I'd probably miss it though since I'm not a morning person :-)

digcamfan May 6, 2004 6:57 PM

That reflection on the water is stunning, PuckM!

It is as if the sun was shining thru a hole in the early morning sky.


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