Sunrise – Simple & Serene

sunrise Lake Michigan Jan 30 2016 1

Today in Chicagoland it is extremely windy; the waves of Lake Michigan are fierce and ample.  Hail is tapping on the windows at the moment.  I needed a bit of ‘calmness’, so I thought I would post this picture I took of the lake last week.  While it is a sunrise almost entirely shrouded in clouds, it has a nice, calm, and serene feel to it, don’t you think?

I hope your day is filled with the same energy as is in this photo (and not gale-force winds afoot)!

  20 comments for “Sunrise – Simple & Serene

  1. February 2, 2016 at 10:35 am

    You are so lucky to see the sun rising right over the lake, Cher!

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  2. February 2, 2016 at 11:11 am

    How about some hail photos? Can you see the rollers from your location?

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    • February 2, 2016 at 11:25 am

      Hi John! The hail has now turned into rain! I just tried to take some photos of the rollers but they don’t seem to capture the magnitude if that makes sense. They appear as ‘white streaks’; I will try again!! Cher xo

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      • February 2, 2016 at 11:31 am

        That’s OK, thanks for trying. It seems you may not always get the large waves on the west side of the lake either considering the general flow of the weather patterns in North America.

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      • February 2, 2016 at 11:58 am

        The rollers are quite high though, John. It’s just difficult to get a good, clear shot at this angle and distance. I’ll venture down to the shore sometime when it’s not so nasty outside and try for a closer shot! Cher xo

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  3. February 2, 2016 at 11:44 am

    Definitely hailing. Still,better than snow.

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    • February 2, 2016 at 11:58 am

      It’s raining now in our part of CHItown, but I completely agree with you my dear! Definitely better than snow! *LOL* Cher xo


  4. February 2, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    I love the clouds and such beauty!!

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  5. February 2, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    I always love your sunrise posts – such a hopeful and optimistic start to the day!

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    • February 2, 2016 at 1:11 pm

      Why thank you so much, my dear! That makes me so happy to hear that! Cher xo

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  6. February 2, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    ah..perfect 🙂

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  7. February 2, 2016 at 2:35 pm

    What a beautiful view, Cher! Stunning. 🙂

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    • February 2, 2016 at 3:19 pm

      Thank you, Tonya! It was so wonderful to see it! Cher xo

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  8. February 3, 2016 at 1:49 am

    Simply beautiful

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    • February 3, 2016 at 7:17 am

      Thank you, Evelyn!! It’s an ever-changing scene over the lake! Cher xo

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