Friday, June 01, 2007


0706 sunset (again...)
Originally uploaded by rooruu.
Same song, next verse (but hey, I did put a quilt in the middle just for a tad of variety). (If you're wondering what I'm raving about, I've been on a roll of dusk/sunset/twilight/end of day photos - scroll down and you'll see...).

Irrelevant aside: etymologically, tad is considered likely to be an abbreviation of tadpole. In 1877 it's recorded as meaning a small child - not a usage I recollect hearing. By 1915 the extension of meaning into a small amount was recorded. Here's a new toy if you like chasing down etymology:

Isn't that sky purty? and the reflections?


Taphophile said...

Oh no, another internet rabbit hole - I love words, their meanings and derivations. Just spent half and hour fiddling round on the basis of which I've decided that it isn't a stash it's a boodle.

Oh yes, lovely picture. The reflection of the trees in the water when it is too dark to see the actual trees is appealing.

Feeling Simply Quilty said...

It's purty and moody and honest!

Love it!