Monthly Archives: October 2013

First color

This is the first color I’ve seen at sunset since my return to Yarnell almost two weeks ago.  That’s because the wonderful fall skies have been a typical cloudless brilliant blue so sunset has been uneventful.

Crazy clouds over Weaver Mts Yarnell Arizona

But I knew when these crazy bunch of clouds began to glow as the sun retreated below the ridge that a show was forthcoming.

Sunset over Weaver Mts Yarnell Arizona

Then the first color was rather subdued although nicely accenting the gossamer clouds.

Sunset over Weaver Mts Yarnell Arizona

Yet the lower sun bounced off the building clouds highlighting their bubbly shapes.

Sunset over Weaver Mts Yarnell Arizona

Followed by, low and behold, an eruption of rays.

Sunset over Weaver Mts Yarnell Arizona

And a golden dance upon the ridge top that bid the day adieu.

Sunset over Weaver Mts Yarnell Arizona

The clouds, a sign that winter approaches.

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Grand Canyon sunset with Symphony of the Canyons

Symphony of the Canyons North Rim Grand Canyon National Park Arizona 2013

Look and listen.  It’s hard to improve on a Grand Canyon sunset with Symphony of the Canyons.

Every August since 1995 the Kanab Symphony performs at the North Rim’s Grand Lodge.  Made up of members both young and old, pharmacist Kortney Stirland has led musicians from Kanab and surrounding communities for 25 years entertaining around the world.

Here’s a clip of Amazing Grace played at the North Rim August 2013.

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