Summer 2023 ended as one of the mildest in memory. Temperatures never got to the triple digits and now, on the eve of autumn, it's raining and in the 60s
Did you feel Autumn pass into winter today? Me neither, but I did catch the last sunset of Fall last night. Also, this Christmas weekend looks to be wonderful.
I see a spectacular Pacific sunset in a late season thunderstorm. My wife sees a giant spider that's going to try to kill her. Eye of the beholder, I guess.
There it is, the last sunset of the summer of `22. Nothing spectacular, but watching old Sol sink into the Pacific one to close the season was nice anyway.
Sunset over the Pacific in northern San Diego county. The sun is already below the horizon, but what light is left reflects off the ocean and into the clouds.
Sunset in San Diego on December 31, 2021 The last sunset of 2021. Photo taken at 4:53PM about 45 miles north of San Diego looking west toward the Pacific Ocean which is just over the hills.
The last sunset of the summer of 2021 right at twilight. That orange glow is the sun sinking into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Oceanside, CA
A painted sunset on a mid-February Friday evening looking due west. Spectacular colors courtesy of high clouds over the Pacific Ocean (about 10 miles away).
Looking west-southwest just before 5PM Pacific, the suns sets for the last time in 2020 on December 31. The other side of those hills is the Pacific Ocean.
All summer the garden is thick with big, fat orb weaver spiders. By mid-autumn, they're all but gone. Here's one of the few left weaving a web backlit by the sun setting over the Pacific.