If God had wanted me to see the sunrise . . .

sunrise-at-dun-laoghaireThe very first cross-stitch piece I did was a simple picture with the words, “If God had wanted me to see the sunrise, He’d have scheduled it later in the day.”

Well, He has obliged.  I sat on the couch looking out the window and watched the rose and pink and gold of Saturday’s sunrise.  Of course, it helped that it was 8:15/8:30!  (No, I didn’t take the picture.)

Even after being here for six months, I’m still surprised at how far north we are.  At the winter solstice, it was still full dark at about 8:00, and pitch dark again by 4:30 or 5.  And in July and August when we first arrived, we didn’t need headlights unless we were still out at 10:30 or 11 at night.  And in the rather dreary Irish winter, I’m looking forward to long days again!

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One Response to If God had wanted me to see the sunrise . . .

  1. Shari Garvin says:

    I just wanted to let you know that I really enjoy keeping up with you and your family by reading your blog. So keep the news coming!

    Melissa is getting ready to move to Cairo, Egypt. We will surely miss her.

    All is well here; Uncle John and I are both healthy, if gettin’ older .