Fading Light – a kiss goodnight
Posted on 22 Apr ’11 by Earl Moore
This has been a peak week for my spring allergies — I’m allergic to certain tree pollens. I use to enjoy working with wood, building furniture, doing a little carving, but as I’ve gotten older it’s progressed to my being allergic to some types of sawdust.
Taking an over the counter 24 hour allergy relief capsule each morning and using prescription cream to prevent my eyes from itching and swelling takes care of most of the symptoms. However, even the non-drowsey medication makes me feel very lethargic after a while, and I’ve been taking it for more than three weeks now. Hopefully I can soon roll off it.
I picked this photo for the way it depicts the evening light giving two beautiful tulips a gentle “kiss” before darkness overtakes them. The word kiss came to mind describing this event due to the beautiful lipstick red shades of the tulips.
Now that’s the story I see in my mind and the one I choose to tell. However, truth be told, this photo was made early one morning by first light — but since this isn’t photojournalism…