Thursday, November 4, 2010

The sunsets have been intense lately


Gomez said...

I've noticed. Maybe its nature's way of telling us something's wrong.

Anonymous said...

Lore has it:
Red skies at night, sailors delight.
Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.

I live by this rule.
Weather forecasters suck.

Adam Abbas said...

It's due to the volcanic eruptions that have happened recently - they leave particles of dust and ash in the stratosphere and upper troposphere, which scatters red wavelengths and as a result makes sunsets appear redder/brilliant. I think it's called the Haze Effect. It's ironic, destruction causing beauty - but that happens often.

Oscar Wilde wrote that a sunset's beauty was too 'obvious' to really be considered sublime. And although I understand his point of view, I don't agree with him - they've never lost their appeal to me.

It was great to see you skating at the Rumble in Ramona contest Max. I just dropped in/skated a 10ft. vert ramp for the first time on Thursday. Then I slammed and received a mild concussion. But enough about me, I always enjoy your posts and hope you're doing well.