Thursday Sunrise: Streaky Skies!

I think I must have snapped a dozen or more photos of this beautiful sunrise!  It is amazing to me how the ‘scene’ literally morphs into new art within minutes (or less).

It was still dark when I looked out the window this morning and saw what I was hoping to be a beautiful, streaky sky (I could see the clouds in a sort of shadow form.) Lo and behold, here it is!

Despite this time of year being filled with busy days, I take pause when I look at this photo and remind myself that the sky painter delights in bringing moments of reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.

I hope this photo provides you with a bit of a break to delight in the natural canvas of the skies over Lake Michigan!

  21 comments for “Thursday Sunrise: Streaky Skies!

  1. December 12, 2019 at 8:52 am

    Wow, you capture some really beautiful sunrises from home Cher! Must be nice. I was in your city December 5 and 8 at the airport again – just passin’ through. 😬


    • December 13, 2019 at 5:37 pm

      Ah, thank you so much, John! Oh were you? Were you headed to (and from) Michigan? Cher xo

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      • December 13, 2019 at 6:37 pm

        Yep, the same route, had our Christmas even earlier than the usual early. Was a great time and heart warming to be all together again! Want to try a different airport when


  2. Annie van Es
    December 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

    It is wonderful, Cher. Thank you for this view. It is an air, which wonderful is to be paint.

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    • December 12, 2019 at 9:19 am

      Thank you so much, Annie! Cher xo


  3. December 12, 2019 at 9:43 am

    So lovely! Thank you for sharing this with us, Cher.

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  4. December 12, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    I have to admit I prefer a spectacular sunrise to a sunset.

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    • December 13, 2019 at 5:35 pm

      Do you, JT? What do you like more about sunrises? I am very curious! Cher xo

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      • December 13, 2019 at 5:46 pm

        I like in the spring and summer when the windows are open and you can hear the birds singing in anticipation of the sun. The sky slowly lightens and then the sun peaks over the eastern ridges and it feels mysterious and flirtatious and then grand with big bursts of color. Like a symphony building to a crescendo.


  5. December 12, 2019 at 12:25 pm

    I’m sure the camera morphed into a demo tape in hand. Ya! that’s it a demo tape lol

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    • December 13, 2019 at 5:35 pm

      LOL LOL LOL Joseph!!! Cher xo


  6. December 12, 2019 at 12:57 pm

    Amazing photo.

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  7. December 12, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    Such views totally make you pause automatically!

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  8. December 12, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    Heavenly artwork! ❤

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