suns along the Mohawk

a New Year sunset from Cucumber Alley

It’s been far too long since I’ve snapped a Stockade sunset along the Mohawk River.  Last night, I saw lovely colors on the western horizon as the second sunset of 2011 was waning. Grabbing my camera, I rushed down Cucumber Alley and reminded myself how much I enjoy both Stockade sunsets and the stately naked limbs of our trees in winter.

Pink, gray and orange sunset hues behind starkly outlined trunks and branches: a very nice way to start the New Year in the Stockade.  You can see the evidence in this small gallery.  All shots were taken at the end of Cucumber Alley, where the Binnekill creek empties into the Mohawk River:

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