Scenic Sunday: Arkansas Sunrise

Sunrise from Sunrise Point, Mount Nebo, Arkansas. December 4, 2008.

This is my post for the Scenic Sunday meme, which shares beautiful scenes from around the world.  To see more Scenic Sunday posts, or to join and show your own pictures, click HERE.

The yard has been keeping me very busy, so I went to the archives for this week’s post.

When we’re on vacation I like to sleep in (in truth I like to sleep in any morning, but that’s another story), but sometimes getting up in the early morning hours is worth the effort.

One such time was when we were at Mount Nebo in Arkansas in  December, 2008.  We got up before sunrise and drove to Sunrise Point to watch the sun come up.  Shortly after we got there we were treated to the scene in the picture above.  The horizon turned a gorgeous orange-gold with the sun beginning to peep above the mountains on the other side of the valley.

Sunrise Point, Mount Nebo, Arkansas. December 4, 2008.

A few minutes later the star-burst and fiery clouds announced the arrival of the sun.

Sunrise Point, Mount Nebo, Arkansas. December 4, 2008.

In another few moments the sun cleared the mountain tops and began its climb into the sky.  That was definitely worth getting up to see.

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13 Responses to “Scenic Sunday: Arkansas Sunrise”

  1. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    Oh, what awesome captures, George! And what a glorious way to begin any day! Thanks so much for sharing the beauty! Hope you had a good weekend and a wonderful week ahead!

    Sylvia

  2. Mildred Says:

    The prettiest sunrise I’ve ever seen! Thank you for sharing and blessings to you this week.

  3. diane Says:

    I might even get up to see that! Take care of your bak in the yard. I have a similar problem, very frustrating.

  4. Neal Says:

    Wow, those are gorgeous! It sure pays go get up early!

  5. Linda G. Says:

    That sunrise was definitely worth getting up early! Lovely series of pictures!

  6. bertN Says:

    Beautiful sunrise!

  7. sandra Says:

    magnificent and sun rise is my most favorite time of day

  8. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    This is stunning, and I can see why you got up early! Was it different every morning? I’m a later sleeper, so I don’t have any sunrise pictures. Mine are all sunset. So that’s what it looks like!! Ha ha!

  9. Diane Says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, George. God be with you as you travel and attend her funeral. Diane

  10. Pam Says:

    A gorgeous sunrise is indeed worth a little less sleep.. my gratitude for sharing your stunning series of shots, George!

    be well and happy,
    Pam

  11. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    I think this post is very appropriate for today.Your dear Mother has witnessed her first sunrise in heaven.I’ll bet it was even more beautiful than this one.

  12. IceJasmineTea Says:

    So gorgeous ^^ Very nice combination Orange and Black

  13. sartenada Says:

    What a set of photos. I love all of them, especially the last one.

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