Day 212: Something Beautiful—Cook Inlet at Sunset

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of a year.

Day 13: The Alaskan Adventure

Withdrawal has set in. At 9:30pm tonight I head back to Cincinnati. Despite wanting clean clothes and my own bed, I would stay and paint — and that might last a while. A mom and baby moose finally broke the “Beware Lower 48 Woman” Advisory and showed up for late coffee down the road from my friend’s home. This after we stopped at a wildlife farm last night—last ditch attempt to see the local wildlife. Murphy’s Law.

Since the flight is late, I will make one last trip to the inlet and see if I can catch a sunset like last night. Soft, dusky evening drama. Morbido, dramma sera fosco.

sunset on cook inlet

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About vbassoc

Donna Van Bogaert is a researcher and consultant in the field of cognitive styles, health communication, and organizational communication and behavior. Her business, Van Bogaert & Associates, Inc., specializes in cognitive-based coaching, management consulting, and leadership development. When the winds are blowing her way, she travels and talks about workplace potential and creative problem solving. In another life, Donna sings jazz. For a very long time, she fronted two 18-piece big bands —All That Jazz (Madison, WI) and The Gardenia Big Band (Rockford, IL). She currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio where, in a third parallel universe, she leads a media branch of a national research institute. Mostly she has returned to painting, poetry, and plotting the next chapter of her life.
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