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Good morning!  You know, this is the first sunny day we’ve had here in Chicago for weeks!  In case you were wondering why I hadn’t posted any sunrise pics recently, that is why!  There’s an interesting anomaly in this picture.  If you look to the right of the  sun, you will see two objects that appear to be rising from the water.  I think they are smokestacks from a barge out on Lake Michigan.  The words from the famous Pink Floyd Song, “Comfortably Numb” came to mind when I gazed out at the sunrise:  “A distant ship’s smoke on the horizon”.  For some reason, I tend to relate things I notice to song lyrics.  I don’t know why, really.  However, in this case, I think it matches quite nicely!

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24 thoughts on “Monday’s Sunrise: Pink Floyd Pondering

  1. Such a beautiful image and Sunrise.. The Sun here too has been hiding behind the rain and fog clouds recently.. But we did get to see blue sky at last yesterday.. but it is playing hide and seek again today..

    Have a wonderful week 🙂
    Sue

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    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Hi dear Sue! Well I think the sun is going to play hide and seek again here today; it’s just giving us a little reprieve this morning! *LOL* Ah, well here’s to sunny skies in both our parts of the world! Thank you, Sue! And to you as well! Big hugs, Cher xo

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      1. 🙂 so long as our heart keep smiling.. Love right on back to you Cher.. xx

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  2. andy1076 says:

    Now that’s a morning 😀

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    1. seaangel4444 says:

      That’s for sure, Andy! And those people on the barge are certainly early birds!!! Cher xo

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      1. andy1076 says:

        I hear they start as early as two some of them :O

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  3. John says:

    That’s a great photo Cher!! I think the Pink Floyd albums are among the best ever made.

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    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Thank you, John!! Oh that is for sure! Cher xo

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  4. OMG…LIGHT! I CAN’T BELIEVE IT. I’VE BEEN GETTING PHONE CALSS, SAYING, THE SUN’S OUT!

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    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Yeay! Hehe Yes, finally! Cher xo

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  5. Erika Kind says:

    I can imagine how much you must have missed such views! This view is breathtaking and I spotted the ships immediately!

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    1. seaangel4444 says:

      That is for sure, Erika! Oh did you? You have a good eye!! Cher xo

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      1. Erika Kind says:

        Yes, I did immediately! It gives that scenery so much life!

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      2. seaangel4444 says:

        It does, doesn’t it? Cher xo

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  6. Beautiful sunrise. This winter in Arizona, it’s been especially cool and cloudy. My favorite sunset spot has only been visited a couple of times this season because, well, no visible sunset! Expecting improved weather this week. Maybe I’ll get there and share a sunset or two this week! Keep warm there in that Chi-town!

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    1. seaangel4444 says:

      Oh has it, John? It must be a weather pattern shared across the country this winter I think! Oh yes, please take a photo or two if you get the chance! *LOL* I’ll certainly try; thank you, John! Cher xo

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      1. You bet I will! Thanks!

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      2. seaangel4444 says:

        Thank YOU, John! Cher xo

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