|Sunrise on Day One|
I'm back from the deep south. Due to declining health, we opted this year to rent a place about 10 miles down the road from where my grandparents live so that they wouldn't have to drive the eight hours it took to get to where we've been meeting them on the Gulf Coast the last six years. It meant more driving on our part but this is perhaps the last time we will have to do it. They are finally considering moving back home this spring. I may have to make a solo trip down to help facilitate the move but Christmas vacation may be a lot closer from now on.
Our rental was on the west shore of a large lake so we had excellent sunrise viewing and I took full advantage of it. Two of the days we were up and gone before sunrise so I only got three opportunities to photograph them. Where I live now, completely surrounded by trees, I don't get to see either sunrises or sunsets so I guess when I do get to see them, I am full of awe. The same thing happens when I go to the farm at night and actually see stars and the Milky Way instead of the glow of town.
|Sunrise on Day Two|
I was able to pick up my grandparents old 8 mm video and slides for digitization and I'm chomping at the bit to dig into that project. The 8 mm I will have to hire out to a professional company in the urban jungle that does that sort of thing. The slides I can and will do on my own but first, I have to finish the last eight trays of slides from my parents to get that part over and done with. I'm hoping by early spring I can start in on my grandparents slides and I hope to get the ball rolling on the 8 mm stuff much sooner.
|Sunrise on Day Three|