I hear this a lot. For instance on a recent morning I was taking some new work to "The Artist Remarque" gallery in La Conner WA, normally a 15min drive from my brothers house in Anacortes, and because of the light, the dynamic sky and the fact that I had my camera with me, well, it took over an hour. Here are my excuses:
I'd seen this out the car window on the way to a family event on Whidbey Island this past weekend and it stuck in my mind. Returning from the event I was determined to find it again to see if it was indeed an image I should pay more attention too. Turns out I was right.