I have high hopes for the coming year, so much so I woke early to take photos of the first sunrise of 2020. The night before I celebrated New Year’s Eve with friends and family, hoping for a prosperous and peaceful coming year. The next day, as I was waiting hopefully at the Brooklyn Bridge, the sun never showed up. Only to realize later this year that it was a preview of what is to come, gloomy and dark year ahead.

The first glimpse of light of 2020 on the eastern horizon was bleak
The first ray of light bouncing off from the Brooklyn skyline coming from the East