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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Sky Watch Friday!

Time to share your skies, the beauty over your world, the clouds, the colors! Sky Watch is hosted each week by Klaus and the Sky Watch team of Klaus, Sandy, Wren, Fishing Guy and me. Join us and the many people from all over the world who share theirs with us each week! Click on the icon and sign up today!



It's been a great week, a great year and a great birthday yesterday! And I thank all of you for helping make my every day beautiful! We're going camping this weekend to Whidbey Island and I hope to be able to get some wonderful photos to share with you. May you all have a beautiful, fun weekend! Our skies weren't particularly dramatic or colorful this week, but the clouds were interesting.



We must be the change we wish to see.
Mahatma Gandhi



An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi



Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Mark Twain



It's never too late to be what you might have been.
George Eliot



All the things I really like are either immoral, illegal or fattening.
Alexander Woollcott

81 comments:

clairz said...

I would know those SylviaSkies anywhere--lovely! I'm all for the Mark Twain quote, too!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great collection of silvery white beautiful skies. Thanks.

Pat said...

I particularly like the Mahatma Gandhi quote! Beautiful skies, all different, all lovely, Sylvia. Have a wonderful time on Whidbey Island this weekend.

James said...

There's an artist at work up there and you captured the results wonderfully!

Pietro said...

Hi Sylvia! Really nice and interesting patterns of the clouds! Splendid Sky Watch post! I particularly like Mark Twain's quote.
Happy weekend :-)

ladyfi said...

So glad you had a wonderful birthday. Enjoy your camping trip. Love those fluffy clouds.

Rajesh said...

Gorgeous captures. The different cloud formations stunning.

Tricia said...

Great sky captures, Sylvia - I love that 1st shot, too!!!

Happy Sky Watch Friday!

Eve said...

Beautiful streaky clouds! What a nice variation. :)

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Gramma Ann said...

I like your selection of sky pictures this week, just like each week, you always have great skywatch pictures. Have a fun week-end vacation.

Dharma Shots said...

You always have great photos of cloud formations for us Sylvia. And btw, birthday wishes are on your way. Hope you had a blast!

Max-e said...

Lovely skies Sylvia. I like the wispy clouds.

Rob Inukshuk said...

Different and exciting skies this week. As I've said before, the skies in Seattle can always be relied upon for an entertaining show. Have a great weekend!

Carolyn said...

Happy belated Birthday Sylvia and you are right your clouds are amazing! We have no clouds, it has been a rather boring blue these days!!
Have a great weekend and see you on the flip side!
Smiles

Gunsside said...

Lovely skies, looks like mine this lovely summerday, nive quotes ;)

Coffeeveggie addict. said...

great photos as always...love the second one though all are fantastic...have a blessed friday!

BraCom (Bram) said...

Beautiful series Sylvia, awesome sky photos

Have a nice weekend, Bram

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Shey said...

Gorgeous sky captures. The cloud formations are fascinating. I love the quote from Gandhi too. Thank you. :)

Also thanks for stopping by. Happy weekend.

EcoRover said...

What a wonderful new header! Nice pics of mare's tails & other clouds too.

PS: Eiffel, Octave Chanute, and other French engineers developed what became a standard method for building with structural iron (and later steel). Thus mining headframes do look like the Eiffel Tower, or for that matter the inside of the Statue of Liberty. If you lift her skirt.

Photo Cache said...

Happy belated b/day. We do have similar skies/cloud patterns.

Very lovely this way.

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Tara R. said...

A wonderful collection of beautiful skies! I love the wispy clouds in the second shot. They are so delicate.

(sorry about leaving this question here, but I couldn't get either contact form at SkyWatch to accept my word verification... I was just wondering if we were still in season 4 or if we had changed to 5. I wanted to make sure I was tagging my posts correctly.)

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Sylvia: What a wonderful series of skies with all the different clouds.

nonizamboni said...

Sylvia--isn't it amazing to think that there are so many fanciful cloud formations that we might even miss if we weren't looking up? These are truly the best!!

eileeninmd said...

Sylvia, you captured some really neat looking clouds. Wonderful photos, have a great weekend.

Spiderdama said...

WOW! Amazing clouds! I love nr 2. Your picture is so great.
Wish you a wonderful weekend:-)

Manang Kim said...

Oh wow I wonder how you find this beautiful cloud formation they are awesome. It's hard to choose what's my favorite but I think I will choose the 3rd photo. Happy Friday!

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ρομπερτ said...

You surely capture beauty in an amazing way, both in picture and though. Please have a great Friday.

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Terrebel said...

Fantastic clouds, Sylvia! And I really like that last quote...;-) Have a great weekend!

Terrence looks at the sky

Wanda said...

Wonderful clouds....I will say it again.... week after week I see these many skies, and never tire as they are every changing!

Carver said...

These are all magical clouds against the blue sky. I hope you have a great time camping this weekend!

eden said...

Such beautiful series of sky photos and quotes. I especially love the last one. Thank you for sharing.

paul said...

Such a range of different skies! Beautiful.

Siromade said...

Those are gorgeous clouds formation, great collection of different skies shots. Hope you had a lovely weekend.

caughtbymycamera said...

The clouds are fantastic. The second picture is my favourite. The clouds look so delicate.
Jossie

Thom said...

Very very nice. I like George Eliot's quote the best :) Have a great evening with those beautiful skies :)

lotusleaf said...

Lovely skies and wonderful words.

Wren said...

The clouds are interesting indeed, and I'll be interested to see the skies you bring back with you from your trip.

And a belated happy birthday.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful cloud formations Sylvia. Hope your BD was grreat.

Carolyn Ford said...

Those skies are delightful, whimsical in a sense! Beautiful, beautiful...Sylvia!

Tin said...

wonderful cloud formations! belated happy birthday and have a great weekend ahead! :)

Vernz said...

they're like little gentle waves on the sea .. pretty...

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magiceye said...

gorgeous skies captured beautifully

SandyCarlson said...

Your photos make me think the sky is writing music!

Hildred and Charles said...

Lovely skies - interesting quotes.

kRiZ cPEc said...

great shots and quotes, happy SWF and have a great weekend

alicesg said...

Beautiful sky photos. The sky looked like they are a musical. Nice quotes too. Have a nice weekend.

Maria said...

HI Sylvia!
As always, this is such a lovely place to visit! I love your photos of the soft clouds and the sweetly playing soft music ♫ Thank you!
Enjoy your weekend! and Thanks for hosting!
~Maria

MonikaRose said...

Hi..wow...amazing shots of the sky...just love the wispiness...magical and so ever changing...enjoy ur day :)

syel said...

fantastic skies Sylvia! surely it's celebrating on your special day! :)

Jenny the Pirate said...

OOOOOH my fave is the second one, Sylvia! So feathery! BTW I notice you are an Il Divo fan! I love "the guys" and have all their CDs ... saw them in person in July of '09 in Atlanta and they were incredible. Just thought I'd share that tidbit ... LOLOL Happy Friday!

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

Fantastic clouds.

Indrani said...

Wow! Look at those cloud patterns. Great shots.

J Bar said...

Fantastic once again.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Riet said...

Beautiful pictures and sayings Sylvia. I love the Ghandi one best.
Have a great day. Oh and happy belated birthday.

Malin said...

Gorgeous photos with cool clouds.

anjoe playhouse said...

May your camping-weekend be cosy, with lots of varying skies :)

Pam said...

Heavenly skies, Sylvia. I also enjoy reading the quotes you write, they are always thought provoking.
Thanks for sharing your Seattle skies, have a wonderful weekend.
be well, be happy ;)

Pearl Maple said...

Happy Birthday Sylvia & have a great time on the island. I have been up the coast today and hope there are a few good sky watch worthy shots to share.

Do enjoy visiting your posts to see what you have found to share with us.

Rimkogeren said...

Thanks for your great work with Skywatch. It is the first time but not last time I come to visit.
Your photos are amazing :-)

jabblog said...

Fitting quotations to accompany your beautiful clouds. Have a lovely weekend!

afanja said...

It's a little late, but congratulations with your birthday.
Nice series of clouds, I specially like those soft white featehers.

Kcalpesh said...

The skies look stunning!! Beautiful captures!!

Charlotte Lake Matheran

Ann said...

Some of the clouds looks like they have been brushed up wards strokes by some very creative artist.

Umma said...

Gorgeous cloud formation and you captured it perfectly. I love it.. Happy weekend.

Lew said...

Great shots of the wispy clouds! Whidbey Island is a place where you really can watch the submarine races.

ascu75 aka Don said...

Love the shots and the whispey ones . Just going back to read your next post and find out WHO is going camping. I just read a part whilst looking for skywatch and I am intrigued. Have a good week Silvia XXX Don

Halcyon said...

Such interesting cloud formations. It's such fun looking up, you never know what you might see!

Happy Friday.

Bill ~ {The Old Fart} said...

Beautiful Sylvia, I liked the Mark Twain Quote as well. Happy Weekend.

Naturedigital said...

Great skies you show us Sylvia.
Costas

chasity said...

beautiful clouds....
love those wispy ones.

NatureFootstep said...

One never gets tired of clouds, right?

Mari said...

Great shots! Clouds are so beautiful, almost a little magic!

Kim said...

Wow, you really shared some beauties with us! So, so beautiful.
I hope you have a wonderful time on Whidbey and feel refreshed while camping. Belated happy birthday to you! I'm glad to read you had a great day. Many happy returns and a super year ahead,
-Kim

Ed (My Field of Vision) said...

I love the wispiest ones best. Every time I see those, trailing quietly away, I always wish I had my camera.

Colin Campbell said...

The second one is beautiful

lazyclick said...

Marvelous shots.

Lina Gustina said...

Wow, those are amazing captures of cloudy skies...

Belated Happy Birthday...have a great week end :)

Thanks for dropping by

Mridula said...

Lovely pics, I missed skywatch this week was traveling on a short notice. Will be back next week.

Linnea W said...

Such inspirational skies and quotes! Love woollcott's words! Hope you have fun camping - Whidbey is gorgeous. Thanks for stopping by at my SWF.

Celeste said...

Beautiful clouds,I think the second one is my favorite.

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