Pringles sunset

A warm apricot glow finds its way through the trees and into the kitchen window. It catches my eye as I trail upstairs to bed.

I veer into the study, grab my camera and rush out into the warm, light evening – trailing kids behind.

Excited voices and laughter. The kids love leaping out of bed when they hear me running outside on a photographic adventure.

This time they are prepared. They have made a telescope out of an empty Pringles container to see the sunset more clearly.

It’s a good one, our Pringles sunset.

So good – that one is never enough and we just can’t stop (taking photos)!

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41 responses

  1. Your kids are soooo lucky!!! Beautiful beautiful pictures.

    June 24, 2010 at 23:25

  2. SirPe

    Beautiful pictures! Definitely worth running out in your nightie for ;-)

    June 25, 2010 at 00:05

  3. Di

    My camera would be snapping away wildly if our sunsets looked like THAT!

    Oh, and I love PRINGLES!!

    June 25, 2010 at 00:44

  4. From apricot to plum, your day’s end was spectacular!

    June 25, 2010 at 02:33

  5. Amazing images LadyFi. I’ll keep my Pringles can handy for the next time you run out for a sunset view.

    June 25, 2010 at 02:45

  6. Such spectacular photos. You always have the best sunsets. Thanks for sharing.

    Mason
    Thoughts in Progress

    June 25, 2010 at 03:38

  7. Beautiful sunsets..a wonderful way to end the day..running around in your jammies again! :)

    June 25, 2010 at 04:17

  8. jen

    Can you imagine when they are all grown up….and they get together, “remember the time we took a pringles can to see the sunset.”

    Jen

    June 25, 2010 at 04:41

  9. Peach parfait! That’s what the sky reminds me of. How beautiful.

    June 25, 2010 at 05:01

  10. Oh, what a wonderful post for the day, Ladyfi! I love the Pringles can! And what gorgeous skies — Peach parfait that Jayne speaks of is perfect! How blessed your children are to have you for a mother, one who helps them be aware of the beauty in their world! Have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy!

    Sylvia

    June 25, 2010 at 06:56

  11. such amazing colours

    June 25, 2010 at 07:02

  12. Gorgeous Lady Fi. The kids must be delighted with all these colors.
    Wonderful post!

    Happy weekend.
    xo

    June 25, 2010 at 07:11

  13. To grow up surrounded by beautiful sights like these is something that will stay with your children forever.

    June 25, 2010 at 07:50

  14. absolutely brilliant!

    June 25, 2010 at 08:26

  15. Fiona, the second one is so much beauutiful….peaceful, romantic
    Congrats

    June 25, 2010 at 08:47

  16. How creative your children are! A Pringles sunset – wonderful! – and just in case they can’t quite recall all those beautiful colours they will have your glorious photos to remind them.

    June 25, 2010 at 09:23

  17. lilalia

    The silhouette of your children in the last photo sharing the sunset with you made my eyes prickle with tears. Precious moment for sure.

    June 25, 2010 at 09:31

  18. Beautiful colours in these panoramic skies! Wonderful shots!

    June 25, 2010 at 10:30

  19. Your children are learning from you to delight in the moment – a real gift!

    June 25, 2010 at 10:42

  20. Those are beautiful pictures. I am so jealous of the Pringles! Pringles are not gluten-free, so I can’t bring them in the house or Peter is tempted — TEMPTED — to eat them.

    Sigh….

    So I sneak them when I am over at my parents house.

    June 25, 2010 at 13:40

  21. both are beautiful but im leaning a bit on the last one because of the human element.

    June 25, 2010 at 14:44

  22. This was the same sunset? How amazing the color change! And so nice that your kids are learning from a young age to appreciate it!

    June 25, 2010 at 14:52

  23. Oooooo! Lovely colours, Is this really planet Earth? :) It’s magical. :)

    June 25, 2010 at 17:21

  24. The first photo is beautiful but I love that second shot with your children! Looks like they’re having so much fun out there! Lovely :D

    June 25, 2010 at 17:39

  25. LadyFi: Two beautiful and colorful captures for SWF.

    June 25, 2010 at 18:05

  26. the pringles sunset is indeed magical. and apricot is what it is: sweet! so dig the scene of you hustling through the house for the camera and the kids getting caught up in your wake.

    June 25, 2010 at 20:22

  27. beautiful colors!

    June 25, 2010 at 22:23

  28. Hi LadyFi
    la 2° foto mi piace molto… i colori sono fantastici.
    Grazie della vista.
    Buona giornata :-)

    June 25, 2010 at 23:37

  29. the purple hue and the silhouettes are so wonderful, very touching
    I love that the kids are so enthusiastic :)

    June 25, 2010 at 23:57

  30. Beautiful pictures and I love that the kids want to join you for your picture taking.

    June 26, 2010 at 01:31

  31. Sarita

    Beautiful shots!

    June 26, 2010 at 02:33

  32. Awesome sunset shots, beautiful color combinations.

    June 26, 2010 at 06:15

  33. Those colors in the top shot – so vibrant yet soft – just gorgeous.

    June 26, 2010 at 07:07

  34. I love that they made the telescope! Reminds me of my childhood!

    June 26, 2010 at 12:04

  35. very beautiful!

    June 26, 2010 at 13:06

  36. every kid should have an empty Pringles container that is a telescope in its second life!;)

    June 26, 2010 at 15:18

  37. wonderful SkyWatch photo

    Regards, Bram

    June 26, 2010 at 16:30

  38. cat

    Gorgeous shots!

    June 26, 2010 at 17:01

  39. I love the idea of a Pringles telescope!

    June 27, 2010 at 04:50

  40. Lew

    Beautiful colors in your skies!

    June 27, 2010 at 06:26

  41. how creative !

    and your shots are so unbelievable, really.

    June 27, 2010 at 20:35

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