Scenic Sunday # 116: Golden Sunrise

Sunrise at Ormond Beach, Florida. August 5, 2009.

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We celebrated Betsy’s birthday last year by going to Ormond Beach, Florida.  We had a room that overlooked the ocean and got up early on the day of Betsy’s birthday to see the sunrise.  The sea was calm, and just before the sun popped out of the clouds offshore, the water took on a golden sheen.

All in all it was a great start to a special day for my special girl.

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13 Responses to “Scenic Sunday # 116: Golden Sunrise”

  1. Karin Says:

    Oh, to sit by the water, watching the sunrise! Such beauty – truly a great shot George!

  2. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    What beautiful shades of pink and gold!

  3. ann chin Says:

    Did you have to wake Betsy, or was she up by herself.It was beautiful and worthed waking up for.

    Once, when I was 12, my older sis and bro planned a mid night feast. When they woke me at 12 midnight, I won’t wake up. I didn’t want any mid night feast. But eventually I did, and I am glad I did. A good story to share with my grandchildren (when they come along)

  4. Mildred Says:

    Thanks for sharing such a beautiful view.

  5. Becky Says:

    Such a beautiful skyscape!!! Love those colors…

  6. Neal Says:

    Very nice. I just love beautiful sunsets and sunrises!

  7. Ruth Hiebrt Says:

    This picture reminds me of the renewed mercies of God every morning.It is beautiful.
    Blessings,Ruth

  8. Sandra Says:

    ormond beach is our most favorite place in the world and if the bottom had not dropped out of real estate we would be resideing there. our retirement plans included moving there, we waited 2 years to long. i love sunrise on that beach. for 25 years we stayed on that beach in May and Oct. thanks for the memories

  9. Linda G. Says:

    Beautiful sunrise! I could wager that Betsy thought that sunrise was especially created for her, as a birthday present 😉

  10. Cheryl Says:

    A truly mesmerizing scene. How I would love to see this each monring!

  11. ewok1993 Says:

    what a beautiful sunrise. wish we all could wake up to something like that on our birthdays. i have to visit betsy’s site sometime.

  12. Susie Says:

    That is beautiful George.

  13. Kathy Ariano Says:

    Beautiful! We have a connection to Ormond Beach, too! When youngest child had an internship at NASCAR in Daytona, we rented a condo for her in OB — on Kathy Drive and A1A! We really liked the community there and work was just a short drive away for her.

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