It is all about the light.
Just like Visty I feel that the light has a special quality these days. But you have to hit the right moment.
On the breakfast table just before it got cluttered with the typical chaotic setting before school:
And this is what I see when I step out my back door. Especially gorgeous this morning with the sun just peeking over the Sandias (East would be on the right side on the picture - obvious, when you pay attention to the shadows) and the tips of the mountains covered in bright white clouds:
I can tell, this will be a beautiful day!
Silly Ike, rolling on his back, feels exactly the same way!