Daylight Savings

life_in_maine_daylight_savingsOn Sunday, we went through the annual ritual of turning the clocks forward one hour for daylight savings time. The sun now sets at 6:40 in the evening. Naomi and I went out to Pemaquid Point to enjoy this extra hour.

With the sun above the horizon, the sky was a brilliant blue and the ocean a deeper shade of the same color. As the sun reached the horizon, the familiar fiery red scorched the edge of the sky. But there is a magical time for color when the sun moves behind the horizon and vivid hues turn to delicate pastels. Click on the image for a larger view.