January 1, 2013, taken from North Augusta, South Carolina
I am no photographer, but was fortunate to be at the right place at the right time for this simple snapshot. Of course, it’s hard to take a bad picture of a sunrise or a sunset. I grew up in North Augusta, but rarely get back there. Our friends, Marcia Vernberg and Ted Godfrey had invited us to spend New Year’s Eve with them. They live in Hammond’s Ferry, which was just woods when I was growing up. I am an early riser and a morning walker, so I was up and at ’em, walking on the Greenway beside the Savannah River, when the sun crept up. Not the most exotic location I have ever visited, but it’s the home sweet home of my childhood.