Squirl's Nest

Sunday, December 17, 2006

Sunset time

I felt the urge to post some more sunset pictures. This was the weekend before this one and it was still cold and a bit snowy out. Because it was cold and windy some of these were taken outside and some were taken from inside the car. Inside the car with a dirty, pitted windshield.


Dirty window

Cool colors, very dirty windshield

Got up the nerve to go outside of the car again

I was too cold to stay for more. There were some more brilliant, beautiful colors, but this is all that I got. It was fun.


Blogger Circus Kelli said...

Oh... WOW... those are some beautiful pictures, Squirl Girl. I love the one through the two trees...

Sun Dec 17, 09:42:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Thanks, CK, lots of hugs to you. :)

Sun Dec 17, 09:46:00 PM  
Blogger hellokittn said...

Absolutely fantastic, but the temp certainly did drop like a ton of bricks as that glorious sunset waned off into night. I had to put PANTS on :-O!!!!

Sun Dec 17, 10:59:00 PM  
Blogger eclectic said...

Breathtaking photos, Squirl!! And it looks like the cold was fairly breathtaking, too. *brrrrrr* Stay warm!

Sun Dec 17, 11:23:00 PM  
Blogger Laurie said...

Awesome photos as always Squirl. I love the sun through the trees picture and the last one too. The colors of the water are really spectacular.

Sun Dec 17, 11:44:00 PM  
Blogger Sometimes Saintly Nick said...

Squirl, again you astound me with the exquisiteness of your photography! Thank you.

Mon Dec 18, 02:43:00 AM  
Anonymous Danielle said...

Looks good!

I don't see the sunset much these days. It is setting while I'm at work, and we are at the wrong angle to see it.

It is nice to share it through the internet. :-)

Mon Dec 18, 09:29:00 AM  
Anonymous LadyBug said...

Beautiful photos, Squirl! Such lovely colors!

Mon Dec 18, 11:02:00 AM  
Blogger SierraBella said...

Great shots, as always!

Mon Dec 18, 06:15:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Kittn, the temp sure did drop. Cold and windy. Thanks :)

Eclectic, thanks! It was pretty chilly, at least, for a wuss like me.

dmmgmfm, thank you. I love the reflections on the water, too.

Nick, thanks! And you're so welcome, I just love to share my photos.

Danielle, I usually am irritated that Michigan is in Eastern time, but this time of year it really helps. I get out of work at 4:00 and still have time to see plenty of sunsets.

Ladybug, thank you. :)

Sierrabella, thanks, hon!

Mon Dec 18, 07:14:00 PM  
Blogger Nina said...

Absolutely gorgeous . . . I really could not tell the shots were taken through a dirty windshield.
I have to agree with St. Nick here, they are exquisite!

Mon Dec 18, 09:00:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Thanks, Nina! What's funny is that you were commenting here while I was at your site. :)

Mon Dec 18, 09:39:00 PM  
Anonymous Amber said...

Those are some beautiful, beautiful colors, Squirl, and I love the halo arund the sun!

Mon Dec 18, 10:12:00 PM  
Blogger Bucky Four-Eyes said...

Them is downright purty, sis! I need to get outside more and do more natural stuff. It's not even unbearably cold out - I'm just lazy.

Mon Dec 18, 10:38:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Amber, thanks! Nature does its own special effects, doesn't it?

Bucky, thanks lil sis. You should take some more outdoor shots. You'd have fun.

Tue Dec 19, 11:08:00 AM  
Blogger Von Krankipantzen said...

I love these pics. Such a 'pure' looking sunset. Does that sound weird?

Tue Dec 19, 03:48:00 PM  
Blogger Effie said...

I always love your sunset pics, Squirl! So pretty!

Wed Dec 20, 11:19:00 AM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Kranki, pure doesn't sound like a weird word in this case at all. I like it. Thanks!

Thanks, Effie!

Wed Dec 20, 08:48:00 PM  
Blogger tshsmom said...

We haven't had any good sunsets lately. Our sparkly, starry mornings have been fabulous though!

Thu Dec 21, 03:55:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

tshsmom, we had a few really beautiful starry mornings this past week. I can't get a picture of them, but I sure love to look at them.

Fri Dec 22, 03:55:00 PM  
Blogger tshsmom said...

Me too! I guess those mornings give us a feeling that can't be captured in a "Kodak moment".

Fri Dec 22, 04:59:00 PM  
Anonymous Courtney said...

There haven't been many nice sunsets here lately, either. A few days ago the cold front moved out and it got up to a whoppin' 27 degrees -- so it's okay that the sunsets suck since I don't do cold (I'm not missing anything). ;)

Love the photos, by the way!

Fri Dec 22, 09:40:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

tshsmom, exactly!

Courtney, yeah, sometimes you wonder if the cold is worth it. There was a beautiful sight with the sun and clouds tonight, but I didn't have my camera. It was gone in a flash.

Sorry about your cold and snow. And thanks!

Fri Dec 22, 09:47:00 PM  
Blogger Dori Lenine said...

Good to see you got outside of the car. Much better that way.

There were some amazing sunsets last week. I had fun too!

Good Job, Kiddo;)

Sat Dec 23, 03:47:00 AM  
Blogger hellokittn said...


Sat Dec 23, 09:48:00 PM  
Anonymous LadyBug said...

Just stopping by to wish you and Ichabod a very Merry Christmas. Love and hugs to you, my friend.

Sat Dec 23, 11:58:00 PM  
Blogger JD's Rose said...

Merry Christmas!!!


Sun Dec 24, 07:11:00 AM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Yeah, Dori, they do let me out occassionally. ;) Thanks!

Kittn, same back to you, littlest sis!

Ladybug, same back to you. Actually, I've already stopped by your place to convey my wishes and laugh my ass off at the chin link. :)

JDR, a very Merry Christmas to your family, too!

Sun Dec 24, 08:08:00 AM  
Blogger Jim said...

Beatiful, as usual. Merry Christmas, Squirl-Bob. I hope you and Ichy have a wonderful holiday.

Sun Dec 24, 01:28:00 PM  
Blogger Squirl said...

Thanks, Jim-Bob, you have a great one, too. :)

Sun Dec 24, 02:33:00 PM  

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