Peevish Pen

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I'm a retired teacher turned writer. Ferradiddledumday (my Appalachian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story) and Stuck (my middle grade paranormal novel) are available from Cedar Creek Publishing.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

November 23 Sunset

The evening sky was especially beautiful today. Here's how it looked at Smith Farm when the sun was low:



At home,  a few minute later, it looked like this: 


Looks sort of like a galactic war over Chestnut Mountain.


Here's a closer look.


This one looks like a spaceship is hovering over Jack's Mountain.


Here's a closer look at Chestnut Mountain.


A few minutes later, the sun sank below the horizon. Jack's Mountain is to the right; the edge of Chestnut is to the left.




Another close-up shot of Chestnut Mountain.


You can see the mountains in Floyd County in this close-up.


 The sun sinks, but the odd clouds linger.


To the north, a narrow cloud-band stretched across the sky.




To the northeast, odd clouds hung over Smith Mountain.


The clouds put on quite a show today.
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Blogger CountryDew said...

Beautiful sky shots!

2:24 PM  

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