TGIF: I slowed & succumbed…

The sun crests, a molten slice of fire that gets bigger and rounder by the second. There is extraordinary beauty occurring; all she has to do is turn her head to see it, but she doesn’t. To admire is to slow and to slow is to succumb.

Lily Brooks-Dalton, The Light Pirate (Grand Central Publishing, December 6, 2022)


Notes:

  • Photo: DK @ Daybreak this morning. 37° F. 7:30 am. December 30, 2022. Cove Island Park, Stamford, CT. More amazing sunrise views from this morning, here and here.

Comments

  1. I think we’re all grateful you slowed and succumbed to the beauty – or we wouldn’t get to relish this pics..

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  2. Amazing photo’s. That light must be a message. …there will be light…there will be beauty…just slow and it’ll surface.

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  3. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Plain awesome … “To admire is to slow and to slow is to succumb.”
    ― Lily Brooks-Dalton, The Light Pirate (Grand Central Publishing, December 6, 2022).

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  4. 7:30? that’s normal people’s hours!

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  5. The ultimate combo. Great quote matching these incredible shots. Are you slowing down a notch too?

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  6. Lucky for us that you let yourself take it slow

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  7. I love that this forms an “i” … Goes with your title. Beauty!

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  8. I never have a new year’s resolution or word for the new year.
    But Succumb sounds about right.

    Like

  9. Thank you 🌅

    Like

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