April 27, 2019

Presque Isle Breakwall at 6:41am

Sunrise from Presque Isle Breakwall, Marquette, MI

Sunrise 117 of 365

  • Sunrise time: 6:41
  • Azimuth: 69°
  • Did the sun rise: Yes
  • Was the sun visible: Yes


  • Temperature: 31 ºF
  • Felt like: 23 ºF
  • Conditions: Clear
  • Wind: 10 mph
  • Visibility: 10.0 mi
  • Humidity: 70%


  • 17mm
  • f/14.0
  • 1/160 sec
  • 250


Presque Isle Breakwall, Marquette, MI

46° 34' 48" N, -87° 22' 50" W

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Musings [142 words]

Alarm #1 goes off.

Alarm #2 goes off.

Get out of bed.

Turn lights on.

Drink some water.

Brush teeth.

Check the weather.

Get dressed.

Grab laptop.

Get in my car.

Turn on bluetooth.

Play “It’s Saturday” by Marcy Playground on repeat.


Make a u-turn.


Grab my camera.

Put 85mm lens in jacket pocket.

Put lens cap in rear pocket.

Walk as close to the waves as possible.

Take photos.

Adjust aperture.

Take photos.

Change lenses.

Take photos.

Change ISO.

Take photos.

Wait for fingers to freeze.

Take photos.

Slip on the ice.

Take photos.

Shake my hands to warm up my fingers.

Return to car.

Drive to coffee shop.

Order spinach tomato quiche and a water.

Open laptop.

Access wifi network.

Enter sunrise data from previous week.

Have first bite of quiche.

Write sunrise journal entries.

Type this period.


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There is plenty more to come from Year of the Sunrise. You can always add a cup of coffee to keep me going strong in the mornings, or a tank of gas to get me to some new places, as the sun keeps rising.