‘Tis the Season

Captured this evening, December 1

‘Tis the season for gorgeous sunsets. It seems I always encounter the most intense sunsets in December (here’s one from exactly one year ago today). I think many people miss these light shows, either because they’re still at work, they’re trapped in a car, or it’s too darned cold to be outside at dusk in December. There’s yet another reason for ya’ to bundle up and keep riding through the winter… :-)

8 Responses to “‘Tis the Season”

  • Lovely Bicycle! says:

    That is a very nice sunset;
    happy Winter Season!

  • DerrickP says:

    That’s one reason I love winter commuting. I don’t always catch sunrise in the summer. But i’m on the road every day before sunrise now. The beauty is truly motivating.

  • Doug R. says:

    I have setup the trainer on my old MB2 and I love my heater! God you guys are the champs, I hate the cold! signed: Whimpy one.

  • Dottie says:

    I feel sorry for all the people holed up inside all through winter. Such a pretty and invigorating time of year.

  • randomray says:

    Trapped in a car . Save me !!!!!

  • Elaine says:

    This morning I saw the moon setting and the sun rising, and tho it was (brrrr!) about 25 degrees, it was glorious. (Around here, the sun sets at 4:30 or earlier in the winter, so I don’t see a lot of sunsets.)

  • Don says:

    What a georgeous morning this was! The brisk air, a full moon setting in the west and the sunrise behind Mt Hood (Oregon). I feel sorry for the poor folks that aren’t able to experience these on their commute. I always experience at least one thing every day that makes commuting by bike worthwhile.

  • Cullen says:

    At least cyclists warm themselves through constant motion.

    Imagine how cold it was in the pioneer days, when all they had was a horse and buggy!

    If I had lived back then, I’d probably be a big wimp, and spend my time in front of the fire. Heck, I’d probably make Mama and Little Sister go outside and chop the firewood…

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