Finding Beauty

Claudia from Dipity Road is hosting a new day called Finding Beauty. Claudia really takes the most gorgeous photographs and I just love the idea of finding the beauty that is all around us.

I love capturing the sunsets...

After The Rain

Sunset ReflectionThe other night heading back from New Hampshire I could see the sunset in the distance and it was calling me. I turned off an exit and was clueless to where I was, but I followed the sunset and arrived here just in time to capture the last bits.


Sunset ReflectionLast week while in Concord, I took this one overlooking Walden Pond.

sunset over walden pond

Sunset ReflectionDown by Old Silver Beach on the Cape, one night on the way home I just had to capture this sky. It looked like a staircase from heaven was dancing in the middle of this beautiful sunset. Turned out it was the Fall Equinox.



Sunset ReflectionClaudia, here is a favorite of mine, the sunset as seen through some balloons. Happy 100th post!

Balloon Sunset

Sunset ReflectionThe song for this post is Theme of Love

Anonymous said...

Happy Friday, Karen!

One word describes you amazing pictures of sunsets. . . .breathtaking! You certainly do have the gift to see beauty. . .and to take the time to take a picture when you do!

Hope you have a beautiful Friday! L, Dana

Lori said...

your pictures are gorgeous Karen!!!

ellen b. said...

These shots are just glorious! I'm glad you took the time to enjoy this beauty and snap away!!

My Crafty Little Page said...

Wow - totally gorgeous. Vermont seems to be the New England state everyone talks about but when I went there I thought NH was THE most beautiful of them all. How lucky you are to live near this beautiful place. Have a wonderful day, Karen!
xoxo Nancy

Connie said...

Karen!! Those photos are just beautiful, sugar. Oh my, what beauty God gives us. Came over from Claudia's Dipity Road. Glad I did, chickee...

Claudia@DipityRoad said...

Oh Karen,
These shots are breathtakingly beautiful... I would love to take a drive with you-- BETTER yet to be of neighbor of yours and to enjoy your company and watch you enjoy the beauty around you.

*sigh* sooo this may be my NEXT life (putting on the too do list next time ;) Thank you so much for sharing your wonder and talent!

Also, thank you for being such a good friend and participating with us all.

Enjoy your weekend!


Vee said...

I find it fascinating that you "answer the call." I've heard the call; I do not answer. I say that I have no time for such things; I see what I am missing.

Beautiful, no, exquisite photos, as always.

Happy Friday to you!

Rhonda @ Shellbelle's Tiki Hut said...

Fabulous photos, I love sunsets. But the one with the balloons is my favorite also, such a different perspective. Always fun to see what another sees with through their camera's eye. Thanks for sharing.

Claudie said...

Hi Karen
I also LOVE the balloon sunset. Spectacular. We live on the river and face West...our sunsets are magical like the ones you captured along your path.
Happy FFB
Love Claudie

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh Karen, I missed this post this morning when I was trying to catch up before I went to work! It is beautiful, as always! Thank you also for visiting my writing blog. Yes, writing is such a powerful tool to help clarify things. I need that in my life right now; I have so many things on my plate, I can't even think straight!! When I am done with my master's thesis defense next week and my final class at the end of the month, I hope to really take the plunge and write more. Thank you for your support my friend! Anita

Beansieleigh said...

Oh my goodness, Karen.. All these photos ARE very beautiful!! Don't you wish they would last long enough to just look at them all day?!!! Happy Friday, and have a wonderful weekend! ~tina

skoots1mom said...

would LOVE to see any of these place IN PERSON...great job shooting :)

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh, you have some beautiful sunsets. You make me want to go out and see what our sunset is looking like.

Anonymous said...

WoW! I can't even begin to try to pick a favorite all wonderful. That shot with the balloons brilliant capture!! ~jeanne

mbkatc230 said...

These shots are just - well every adjective I wanted to use has been used already! Truly, they are breathtaking. I love the perspective of the shot with the balloons, how fun! And the sunset reflecting off the snow in the first is amazing. Kathy

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

well, you certainly found some beauty!

lovely lovely images

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

I love. love all the beauty...m.

❦TattingChic said...

Hello there dear Karen,
My long lost bloggy friend! I am sorry I have not been over to visit your absolutely fabulous blog in a while! It is always a pleasure to visit here. I like the Friday them! It suits you well and the picture used in the button for the "Finding the Beauty" theme is absolutely gorgeous! Is that a home from someone's dream? Can that really be real? If it is I want to know where I can find that place...or is it a storefront...has to be a storefront.
Anyway, enough of that. I've missed your blog.
~TattingChic ♥

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Such beautiful images, Karen! Thanks so much for always sharing all your beauty!

Big TX Hugs,
Angelic Accents