January 8, 2016

Sunbow, Sunset, and Stoplights


When I posted another sunbow picture in November, I looked up sunbow and learned it is also called a sundog but the proper name is parhelion. I posted a nice one 8 years ago from Bryce Resort.


This yellow sunset was taken the same day as the first picture, January 1st. It was a good afternoon for clouds.


This stoplight scene does not have the romance of the first two but gives me an opportunity to mention a significant change for traffic coming into Front Royal. Ahead is a bridge over the South Fork which is being replaced. The new span is scheduled to open on Monday for northbound traffic. I'll probably use an alternate route for a few days while motorists adjust to the lane shifts.



6 comments:

  1. Thanks for leaving your link. "Sunbow" is a lovely name for it. Great that you had the chance to see and catch 2 of them, too. have a beautiful sky week ~

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  2. Don´t you want to link it to
    http://pippavier.blogspot.de/
    ???
    Herzlich Pippa

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  3. Beautiful skies. You were in the right place at the right time.

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  4. Sundogs tend to be elusive here, but I've seen them on occasion.

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  5. we call them sundogs here in Pa too. pretty

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