I have observed many sunsets in California over the past three years. The view west from my in-laws’ house peeks through the greenery to a patch of ocean and sky. There was nothing particularly special about this night’s sunset. The sky was a bit hazy, which somewhat amplified the corona, but there were no pinks or purples to speak of just above the horizon, as I had seen on a number of occasions. Still, I managed to wrestle myself away from the others and stroll down to the path that runs along the ocean on Scenic Drive in Carmel-by-the-Sea. I took a number of shots of the setting sun, but this one, framed by two yin and yang Monterey cypresses, was my favorite of the lot.
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