Sunset Serenade

I put my new guitar to good use by loaning it out.  These four strummed out the sun and to my great delight, their repertoire included “Snowin’ on Raton,” by Townes Van Zandt—my request as it is one of my all-time favorite songs.

The sunset was once again outstanding.  This time I made no alterations to any of the photos other than some slight sharpenings and a few croppings of the musicians.

This was a very good day, starting with meeting Patricia for coffee and to discuss possibly setting up a group home where friends could join us for support during our codger years, then home to write, a nap in the hammock, a few gin games with Tess, an hour swim and exercise in the ocean, chats with the sunset advisory board and convincing the musicians in the crowd to give us a few tunes. My harmony was working, as were my percussive additions via various objects rapped against other objects.

More talk with Patricia and Daniel concerning constructing a beach bar out of the thousands of cobalt Corralejo bottles Daniel has collected over the years thanks to the nightly sunset tequila consultations on the beach in front of his home/business. Plans are being made as I type this..or will be soon.  Patricia is in charge of nagging.

Following are way too many photos of the sunset and musical accompaniment.  If you see which I should cut, I will take it under advisement. I have already trimmed down to fewer than half of what I took.

 

You know you can enlarge these by clicking on them, right?

14 thoughts on “Sunset Serenade

  1. Rita Holland

    Morning Judy!! Lived your last blog! Is it Pat or Patricia helping in the consult! And I live your term of beach consultation! Beach advisory board!!!!! Mexican train 🚂 at what time wednesday ? Rita

    On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:38 PM lifelessons – a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown wrote:

    > lifelessons posted: “I put my new guitar to good use by loaning it out. > These four strummed out the sun and to my great delight, their repertoire > included “Snowin’ on Raton,” by Townes Van Zandt—my request as it is one of > my all-time favorite songs. The sunset was once agai” >

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    1. lifelessons Post author

      Patricia. 1 P.M. for the Mexican Train, and we can have lunch at Don Raoul’s at the same time. We can either play at one of his bigger tables or have him bring our lunch here. Was Laurie the other one playing with us? If so, do you have her contact info?

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  2. slmret

    These are beautiful shots — what gorgeous sunsets you have!!! I particularly like the shots of the water’s surface, with the ripples hilited by the sun’s reflections — and that sailboat is beautiful, too!

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