Red Sky In Morning

I love that old saying…

Red sky at night, sailor’s delight.
Red sky at morning, sailor take warning.

I grew up in a town with nowhere to sail, but I still knew the phrase! This morning, sailors would have taken warning. The sun came up bright red, and the clouds reflected the light back. I was able to stop once and grab a picture that shows you a bit of the color — it was truly gorgeous.

red sky at morning

red sky at morning

My day was actually wonderful, though. I left the house at 6:00 today and drove to the city. I had a wonderful lunch with my dear friend Laurie (of scones fame!) at a great little sandwich shop in Occoquan, Virginia. I’m keeping emphasis in my life on the things I treasure, and lunch with a friend over a good Mediterranean sandwich is special to me.

*** This personal blog is comprised solely of the opinions, views, projects, and travels of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She is lucky enough to have loving family and friends whom she drags along with her on her adventures and whom she puts to work on her little farm. She uses this blog to help promote living in the mountains of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.**

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