Several days ago, Little Man and I headed out to a local view spot, Samish Overlook. My dude had been practicing flying a camera equipped drone that he recently got, and was jonesing to fly it at the overlook. The day had been very cloudy, like the previous ones, so I wasn’t expecting to be able to see the sky when we got there. I anticipated a thick blanket of clouds, but was met with a pleasant surprise. Sky was peaking through.
We arrived about an hour before sunset and enjoyed the views of farmland and ocean dotted with islands. The predominant wild flower, foxglove stood tall, proudly showing off its deep pink blossoms.
As the sun dipped, its golden reflection on the water was irresistible.
Little Man was concentrating on flying, as I snapped away, at one point requesting he turn slightly; only to be met with, “Not now Mom! I’m flying!”
The sun finally dipped just below the cloud cover, bathing us with its final rays before hiding below the horizon for the night.
What an unexpectedly beautiful end to the day.
Breathtaking photos – so beautiful!
I just adore, “Not now Mom! I’m flying!” Sounds like he is ❤
Keep spreading those wings, Little Man!
Thanks Jan. He is such a natural with his drone, and it’s definitely one of those things that has captured him. Because of that, I do see him starting to fly indeed (figuratively).
Gorgeous sunset! And foxglove:). And experience for you and your son . .
Thanks Kris. It was a beautiful and fun evening.
We are SOOOO lucky! We really need to meet up, sooner or later; I forget how close you are, until I see how beautiful your world is! 😉 Let’s make it happen! They are all gorgeous, but that last one blows me away!!
Thank you! Yes, every time I’m in B’ham, which is fairly often, I’m in your neck of the woods.
Well, we’ll have to plan then… it would be fun to compare notes, face to face!
Just to let you know, I’m out of town until the end of the month, but it would be great to connect IRL.
Just message me, when you’re around, and we’ll make a date. 😉
Gorgeous shots. I love sunsets, dusk, sunrises, dawn. The “between” times, utterly magical. Little Man knows how to prioritize! 🙂
Thanks! (Missed this!)
What can I say except… breathtaking?
Thanks. It was a pretty spectacular evening.
Beautiful photographs. Thanks for sharing.
Stunning! I love the story behind it, and the way, as someone commented on my post, that you can fill in the blanks when it comes to silhouettes. Don’t you love his dogged determination?
Thanks, and yes.