05 November 2008 - Sunset over the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY.
Now that the clocks have fallen back an hour I'll wind up leaving work in the dark for the next few months. For the time being it's only almost dark, meaning we occasionally witness a sky painted with broad strokes of orange, red, violet, and pink as the sun sets over Sapsucker Woods. An additional benefit: I watched a Northern Saw-whet Owl fly across the road as I left the parking lot.
That meeting of light and dark is truly a magical moment.
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