Dawn arrived today just ahead of another Atlantic nor’easter as the wind-whipped seas begins to readjust the shoreline once more. The glow at horizon can be viewed as ominous and threatening, or the glimmer of hope. We decide on how we view what we see.
As yet another nor'easter passes out to sea, dawn arrives ahead of the clearing. The sun would eventually author a breathtaking painting on the receding cloud cover, but too late in the morning for me to capture. I long for the summer sunrises when they don't interfere with responsibilities.
Before the westerly winds reached gale levels, dawn arrived under heavy cloud cover. With wind chill in the teens, strolling the shoreline becomes an exercise in determination.
As they say in Chicago, the “hawk was out” at dawn today following a full moon. Cloud cover delayed the appearance of the sun, but it did prevail as temperatures plunged into the low teens with gale force winds. Happy Friday!
With a winter storm warning of the approaching Orlena, dawn’s arrival looked very similar to yesterday — with even lower temperatures.
...perhaps the last glimpse of a sunrise until Wednesday.
Over a slate gray ocean, a sailor’s warning tints the eastern horizon as another classic winter nor’easter reaches the outskirts of the the Jersey Shore.