Sunrise on New Moon

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Part of my project for 2014 is to pay attention to the day. Every morning I jot down in a notebook the time of sunrise and sunset, moonrise and moonset, the phase of the moon, and the weather, not the forecast, but the feel of the day: cold, windy, warming, drizzle or snow. The weather has been noteworthy and attention grabbing in my part of the world. First the glittering ice storm that knocked out power in hundreds of thousands of homes, and then bouts of extreme cold. Today there is sun and it’s warming up. I may be able to shed one of my layers. Is that symbolic?

Lilian is the author of Web of Angels, a novel about a mom with DID (multiple personalities). She's also the author of the historical novels, The River Midnight and The Singing Fire, about secrets, friendship and motherhood in 19th century Poland and London.

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9 comments on “Sunrise on New Moon
  1. Jacqueline Clements says:

    The photo is beautiful Lilian! I like your idea of the “daily watch”!

  2. - H says:

    Nice picture. It has really captured the great colours of the morning sun.

  3. cate says:

    Oh, the light and the color of the sky! This is grand.

  4. litlove says:

    What a gorgeous image! Funnily enough, I’m keeping a diary this year for the first time since I was a teenager. I wanted to pay attention to the day, too.🙂

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