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March 10, 2012

From our stay in the village

Here in Solomons, the sun rises about 6:30AM and sets about 6:30PM. Dawn and dusk are maybe only 30 minutes long, so 8PM is just as dark as midnight. That surprised me at first because I would wake up in the middle of the night and have no idea what time it was.

We woke up around 6 most mornings, and everyone read or did something quietly for awhile. I would read with a flashlight inside, and then when it got light outside I sat on the porch and read. From the Choate’s porch in the village, the sunrise is partly visible.

me enjoying dawn on their porch


sunrise from inside the Choate's house


Several mornings I walked about three minutes to the beach for a better, breathtaking view. Our apartment in the capital gives a decent view of the sunrise over the ocean, but nothing like this. Here are a few pictures of the beauty God lets us enjoy.







Here’s a sunset in the village. Sunsets in our apartment in the capital are mostly blocked by trees and a small mountain ridge.

sunset from inside the house

God wouldn’t have to make sunrises.



4 Comments leave one →
  1. Mom H permalink
    March 10, 2012 2:25 pm

    What fabulous pictures of the beauty God gives in His creation! Thanks for sharing.

  2. March 10, 2012 11:38 pm

    wow! and i am sure the pictures dont even capture the FULL beauty.

  3. Tammy Hodel permalink
    March 12, 2012 6:13 am

    Oh my goodness!! Truly breathtaking. Praying for you and love you all so much.

  4. Kim permalink
    March 13, 2012 3:21 am


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