In the Gloamings: How Sunset Won Me Over

I used to live for the promise of a new day. Then I watched night fall.

An Arabian Desert sunset (Photos from the author’s personal collection)

I hate goodbyes. They’re right down there with endings on my list of things I’d pay good money to avoid.

Nothing says “Goodbye” — to the day, at least — quite like sunset. Maybe it’s why, for years, I preferred sunrise. “Hello” is positive and…

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