I thought I was going to miss the sun cresting but managed to get my paints together just before it rose (a miracle to be sure). From that point it was a mad dash to capture as much information as possible without blinding myself. About 30 minutes later, up to my elbows in oil paint, I ended up with what you see below:
Lesson of the day: It is way more difficult to paint outdoors with oils
than it is to sit in my comfortable studio on my computer.