Swimming on Sunset Boulevard

My daughter turned 16

At the beginning of August

And I organized all kinds of surprises.

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We finished the day

With a surprise swim at sunset.

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The sky turned from orange to purple:

A perfect ending to a perfect day.

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For more surprises, please visit: Skywatch.

82 responses

  1. What a great mum you are! It sounds like a perfect ending to a perfect day!

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    September 7, 2017 at 15:16

  2. What a great idea! Lovely!

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    September 7, 2017 at 15:42

  3. You are the Queen of crepuscular light!

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    September 7, 2017 at 15:43

  4. Should be delightful to take dip in nature’s dye! Awesome shots

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    September 7, 2017 at 15:46

  5. What a glorious time of the day for a swim. It feels like a wonderland! Your daughter will remember the magic!

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    September 7, 2017 at 16:48

  6. Beautiful skies!

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    September 7, 2017 at 16:52

  7. awwwwwwwwwww, where are my trunks

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    September 7, 2017 at 17:20

  8. That does look like the perfect ending to a marvelous day! Happy birthday to her. 🙂

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    September 7, 2017 at 17:22

  9. It looks magical indeed!

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    September 7, 2017 at 17:45

  10. Magical way to end a perfect day Fiona.. oh my 16! That seems such a long time ago 🙂

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    September 7, 2017 at 17:48

  11. Perfect day!

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    September 7, 2017 at 18:21

  12. Beautiful sunsets Fi.

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    September 7, 2017 at 18:24

  13. Hello, If I remember correctly I wished you daughter a happy birthday on facebook. If not happy belated birthday, she is beautiful. Love your gorgeous skies, the colors are stunning. Happy Thursday,enjoy your day and the weekend ahead.

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    September 7, 2017 at 18:53

    • Yes – you did wish her a happy birthday on Facebook. Thank you!

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      September 7, 2017 at 20:34

  14. A sweet 16 celebration – with a cosmic blessing!

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    September 7, 2017 at 19:25

  15. Reblogged this on O LADO ESCURO DA LUA.

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    September 7, 2017 at 19:30

  16. Ron

    Happy Belated Birthday to your daughter, Fiona!

    Stunning images! And as always….your post title is BRILLIANT!

    You are so clever, my friend!

    Have a lovely weekend!

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    September 7, 2017 at 19:32

    • Awww – thank you!

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      September 7, 2017 at 20:33

  17. Breathtaking beautiful sunset.

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    September 7, 2017 at 19:42

  18. Sixteen is such a special birthday.. Happy 16th to your gorgeous daughter.

    Looks like she had a wonderful day –including the sunset swim.

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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    September 7, 2017 at 20:12

  19. How lovely to be sweet sixteen! Beautiful images, Fi. 🙂

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    September 7, 2017 at 20:53

  20. …what a way to finish a special day.

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    September 7, 2017 at 20:59

  21. Happy Sweet Sixteen to your daughter, lovely idea for this beautiful swim.

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    September 7, 2017 at 21:26

  22. Lucky daughter- Lucky you! Beautiful 💚

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    September 7, 2017 at 21:34

  23. How beautiful….and sooooooo relaxing. The colors of dusk are just stunning.

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    September 7, 2017 at 21:40

  24. What gorgeous skies with awesome traces of colour. Beautiful end to a fantastic day!

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    September 7, 2017 at 21:43

  25. Happy birthday to your newly sixteen-year-old daughter! Her important year is off to a good start with all the surprises and a wonderful mother.

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    September 7, 2017 at 21:58

  26. Happy 16th Birthday … what a great birthday swim. 🙂

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    September 7, 2017 at 22:08

  27. A very happy birthday (and many more) to your girl.
    And how nice of the sky to give her such a spectacular gift.

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    September 7, 2017 at 22:42

  28. Glorious photos and Sweet 16! How very special and please with her a belated happy birthday from me.

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    September 7, 2017 at 22:51

  29. I can’t believe she’s already 16!
    How’s Oscar? I miss him already.

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    September 7, 2017 at 23:16

    • Oscar died three years ago. I now have two more goldens: Ruby and Simmie.

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      September 8, 2017 at 06:13

  30. Absolutely perfect! Happy sweet 16 to your girl!

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    September 8, 2017 at 00:17

  31. A truely magical way to end birthday celebrations. I am always stunned by your sunset colours.

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    September 8, 2017 at 00:33

  32. Bill Dodd

    I confess your title put a different thought in my mind— I’ve been on Sunset Blvd a time or two. Great pictures!

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    September 8, 2017 at 01:28

  33. Al

    Beautiful! Congratulations to your daughter – it’s been a while since mine turned 16.

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    September 8, 2017 at 01:59

  34. What a perfect day. Happy birthday to your girl!

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    September 8, 2017 at 03:39

  35. 16 is a wonderful time in one’s life. All the very best.

    http://calrat.blogspot.com

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    September 8, 2017 at 06:02

  36. Amazing skies. Great photography.

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    September 8, 2017 at 07:38

  37. Gorgeous pictures! I wish you a bright sunny September! 🙂

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    September 8, 2017 at 08:30

  38. Such a wonderful surprise swim at sunset. Love the spectacular colours of the sunset!

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    September 8, 2017 at 08:37

  39. Wow! Nice time for a dip

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    September 8, 2017 at 10:09

  40. Congratulations to your duaghter’s 16.Birthday first. This sunset is really a wonderful surprise to a Birthday evening.
    Fabulous photos.
    Best regards, Synnöve

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    September 8, 2017 at 10:27

  41. A beautiful 16th birthday. Great shots as always.

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    September 8, 2017 at 12:02

  42. Happy belated birthday to your daughter. What a fun way to spend a birthday. Beautiful photos.

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    September 8, 2017 at 12:11

  43. Shades of joy!

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    September 8, 2017 at 13:39

  44. Happy Birthday ~ Sweet Sixteen Daughter ~ Gorgeous sunset photography ~ ^_^

    (A ShutterBug Explores)

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    September 8, 2017 at 17:26

  45. don

    A beautiful collection of gorgeous sky pictures.

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    September 8, 2017 at 17:29

  46. Beautiful shots. Can you arrange a purple sky for me??

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    September 8, 2017 at 18:11

  47. This time together will always be a memory for your daughter. Such a sweet thing to end the day with SURPRISE a purple sky.

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    September 8, 2017 at 18:18

  48. Gorgeous.

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    September 8, 2017 at 19:18

  49. Sunset Blvd. indeed!! Just beautiful, and congrats on your daughter’s 16 birthday!

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    September 8, 2017 at 20:25

  50. Parabéns para a sua filha, com votos de saúde e felicidade.
    Nadar apreciando o céu com cores tão aconchegantes é um privilégio.
    Um abraço do Brasil, Lady Fi.

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    September 8, 2017 at 21:21

  51. Amy

    Lovely, the last days of Summer…

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    September 9, 2017 at 10:04

  52. Great pictures and a happy birthday to all. 🙂

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    September 9, 2017 at 10:35

  53. What a beautiful sunset, these clouds have wonderful color.

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    September 9, 2017 at 14:13

  54. What a perfectly magical way to end the day with a dip in the water dyed by the sunset! Best wishes to your daughter.

    Yoko

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    September 9, 2017 at 17:11

  55. A milestone birthday and a gorgeous sunset!

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    September 9, 2017 at 21:06

  56. Happy 16th birthday to your princess! Those pictures are jaw-dropping!

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    September 9, 2017 at 21:20

  57. How beautiful to be able to go for a swim at sunset. Just wonderful!!

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    September 10, 2017 at 02:17

  58. Beautiful series and colors, very nice sunset photos

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    September 10, 2017 at 08:50

  59. Wonderful post and so beautiful photos. Thank You.

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    September 10, 2017 at 12:33

  60. Swimming at dusk, with such a stunning sky, feels so different from swimming in bright sunlight. Happy special birthday to your daughter. I’m sure it was a memorable day.

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    September 10, 2017 at 13:55

  61. Beautiful photos as always!! I took a trip along the cost line this summer. I saw a long deck over the water there. It reminded me of your beautiful sunset photos many times! Have a good day.

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    September 10, 2017 at 14:06

  62. What a beautiful light!

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    September 10, 2017 at 16:42

  63. Lovely light. Cool idea with swimming at sunset. Happy Birthday to your daughter.

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    September 10, 2017 at 18:02

  64. jMo

    That’s my kind of birthday, she’s one lucky little girl, gorgeous sunset photos. The water and sky make a cool sunset sandwich. The lake looks cold, is it?

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    September 10, 2017 at 18:37

  65. Delightful title and very beautiful observations!
    Have a Happy Day, Lady Fi!!
    Peace 🙂

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    September 10, 2017 at 18:39

  66. Great surprise indeed and look at those gorgeous skies! I can take a look at those skies till it gets dark

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    September 10, 2017 at 21:22

  67. Beautiful photographs, Fi, and a very, very Happy 16th Birthday to your daughter!!

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    September 11, 2017 at 01:10

  68. A swim at sunset? How incredible😄

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    September 11, 2017 at 02:15

  69. Stewart Monckton

    Nice of you to organise such a sunset – I wish I could pull off such stunts as well. (!)

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

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    September 11, 2017 at 12:05

    • 🙂

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      September 11, 2017 at 18:39

  70. so beautiful. and happy 16 to your daughter!

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    September 11, 2017 at 14:37

  71. such a wonderful birthday surprise! and look at that sky!

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    September 12, 2017 at 13:07

  72. Belated good wishes for your daughter’s birthday.
    It looks and sounds a lovely day.

    All the best Jan

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    September 13, 2017 at 00:52

  73. a beautiful birthday scenery! happy birthday to your daughter even it it’s too late…

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    September 13, 2017 at 07:30

  74. Perfect ending to what I am sure was a perfect day. 16! How can that be! Happy belated to your daughter!!!

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    September 15, 2017 at 22:21

  75. Gorgeous scenes and beautiful photos Fiona!

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    September 16, 2017 at 00:23

  76. Lynn

    Sounds like a lovely birthday!

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    September 17, 2017 at 12:52

  77. That’s cool, my son just turned 17… If I can get him away from the computer screen long enough.. we’ll go diving! http://godivenow.com/

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    September 27, 2017 at 01:59

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