Recently I was fortunate to spend a Thursday evening going for a drive with some family members. The route we took is one of my favorite drives and has some great views of the Flint Hills. I often see wildlife on this route as well including deer, coyotes, turkeys and owls. It was a beautiful evening and we intended to watch the sunset and making some photographs of the Flint Hills. I was also hoping see some wildlife, especially some deer.
The clouds at sunset created some beautiful patterns and lines in the sky and I liked how those mimicked the lines in the foreground in the photo above. As the sun went down below the horizon, the color spread up into the clouds creating a nice finale to the day.
It was really peaceful watching this sunset develop from the wide open view of the prairie in front of me, especially on a cool, still fall evening. Being with family made it that much better. I haven’t been making as much time for enjoying evenings like this lately and this was a good reminder that I need to work on that. Time goes by quickly and get away from us and evenings like this help me remember that.
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