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Thursday, August 12, 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!



Beautiful weather has returned to Seattle with lots of sunshine, blue skies and warm temps, and there are always the wonderful, breathtaking clouds to decorate the view from our deck!



"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."
— Mark Twain



"Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty."
— Mark Twain



"If you want love and abundance in your life, give it away."
— Mark Twain



"Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them."
— Mark Twain



"You can't reason with your heart; it has its own laws, and thumps about things which the intellect scorns."
— Mark Twain

65 comments:

Vita Stunder said...

Lovley shots, Sylvia!
Just love the last of'em.

Have a great day!
Anna

EG Wow said...

Oh! Your skies are beauties, Sylvia. I especially love the rays in the second and the uniqueness of the last.

Carol said...

You do capture beautiful sky shots from your deck, Sylvia! I like them all esp the second with the rays. The Mark Twain quotes are so good....

clairz said...

They are all wonderful, but I especially like the first two photos with the swirlies and the beams. Happy Skywatching!

Thom said...

These are gorgeous. And the quotes are excellent. Very beautiful. :).

Tricia said...

You said my photos were superb, but yours are the ones that are SUPERB! WoW! Wonderful shots!!!

Dani said...

wow..those rays are magnificent. Love all the shots. And great words as always.

Hugs,
Dani

Mridula said...

The first two pictures,particularly the second one is quite stunning.

Rosadimaggio63 said...

Hi Sylvia,
fantastica la 2° fotografia !!!
Ciao :-))

Pietro said...

Hello Sylvia! All wonderful images, I enjoy them a lot! I find the first quote by Mark Twain so funny!!

Rob Inukshuk said...

Great skies again and that sunset silhouette is gorgeous! Have a great weekend, Sylvia.

Manang Kim said...

Wow Sylvia those sky are so pretty. You take this kind of shots really nice. Thanks for sharing and happy Friday!

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Nessa said...

The clouds are so exciting in these shots.

Naturedigital said...

Beautiful skies, wise quotes and lovely new banner.
Have a great day Sylvia.
Costas

Carver said...

These are all gorgeous. I particularly love the deep blue in the first shot and the lighting in the last one.

Steffi said...

Great photos of different skies,Sylvia!Love it.Have a nice weekend!

Pearl Maple said...

Pretty views of the sky from your place, do like the photo with the suns rays peeking through. Thanks for sharing with Sky Watch Friday.

Riet said...

Beautiful skies Sylvia.Have a good weekend

ladyfi said...

Great quotes - and very uplifting photos. Those rays are just gorgeous.

Photo Cache said...

this selection is especially gorgeous. i particularly love the spray of rays on the second image.

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Quiet Paths said...

Creative clouds in that sky over your way! They have it goin' on! Love the Twain quotes.

caughtbymycamera said...

You captured some great skies! Hope your skies are just as wonderful in the week end!
Jossie

Greyscale Territory said...

Some beautiful patterns in the white clouds and love that magical burst of light in the second photo!

Misalyn said...

Stunning captures my dear. I particularly like the second image. Thanks for sharing those thought provoking thought too.

Have a wonderful weekend.

nonizamboni said...

I'm very happy to see the clouds wooshing into your area. Blue skies ahead--enjoy your weekend!

Beverley Baird said...

What gorgeous skies! The first looks like a surfer could catch the wave!
Have a wonderful weekend!

eileeninmd said...

Wow, what cool looking cloud formations. I lov ethe first two shots. Great photos, Sylvia! I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

joo said...

I love the quotes - so wise and true! Obviously I also love your photos :)
Hapy weekend to you!
Hugs:)

Pam said...

Sylvia, Its wonderful that your clear skies have returned so bright and beautiful. Your skies over Seattle look fantastic.

Have a lovely weekend ;)

Linda Reeder said...

I loved the foggy morning to get work done in the yard, followed by the blue sky afternoon for sitting around.

Diana (Di) said...

Sylvia, beautiful photos and wonderful words. We enjoyed lovely skies in your state earlier in the week. Have a great weekend.

AL said...

Hi Sylvia, what beautiful series of the sky! I love the second picture it looks like eyelashes to me hahaha.

chubskulit said...

I love the second shot Sylvia!

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Al said...

Great skies, Sylvia. That first one looks like a crashing wave. Mark Twain certainly has a lot of interesting (and true) things to say - I need to start reading him as my education has been lacking in that regard.

Rajesh said...

Fantastic captures. Those white cloud formations in the blue sky are fantastic.

magiceye said...

brilliant captures and superb quotes!

Regina said...

Splendid skies Sylvia.
Happy SWF.

Regards.
Regina

Hildred and Charles said...

Beautiful photos and love the Twain quotes, Sylvia.

SandyCarlson said...

These are dreamy and wondeful, Sylvia. Twain is what the doctor ordered. Thank you for the words, too.

Shey said...

I never tire of watching those swirling & cottony clouds. Lovely! :)

J Bar said...

I especially like the effects in the first two.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

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the first is something like wave..marvelous
congrats
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Lily Hydrangea said...

Your first Mark Twain quote has been a long time favorite of mine Sylvia.
& your skies are AWESOME!

Carletta said...

That first shot definitely looks like the clouds are sweeping in! :)
The rays you captured in the second - glorious!
Have a wonderful weekend Sylvia filled with blue skies!

lotusleaf said...

Hello Sylvia! Lovely skies in your campoing site! Fantastic pictures.

Gattina said...

Beautiful skies again ! I have a nice selection too, we went to the airshow in Eastbourne, it was the 1st day and the clouds were just gorgeous. I enjoy my stay very much, only the weather could be a little better.

Louis la Vache said...

Wow, Sylvia, you posted some beauties here!

Kay said...

Wow! What fabulous skies, Sylvia! Have a terrific weekend! I can't believe it's already Friday!

Ann said...

I like the second photo best. What are those lines radiating upwards.

What medium does your friend work on? Blue paper and white colour pencil or is it a computer drawing.

Been teaching my students to do animation, and soem of them are quite good.

Lawstude said...

awesome sky pics. on a clear day, you can really see forever :)

afanja said...

These are all great sky shots, Sylvia.
The second one is my favourite with those wonderful rays of light.
Enjoy your weekend!

LV said...

Between you and Mark Twain, you gave us a wonderful sky feature today.

Pat said...

Fantastic sky-and-cloud shots, Sylvia. I especially like the second one of sunbeams radiating up and out from the clouds.

Indrani said...

Great series of shots. Love the views captured.

Lyndsey said...

Stunning shots! What more can I say? Beautiful! Gorgeous!

Halcyon said...

The light in the second photo is fantastic! You always have such nice skies to show us.

leavesnbloom said...

I love that 2nd photo in particular Sylvia with the little rays of sunshine leaching out through the clouds. :) Rosie

Spiderdama said...

Great shots Sylvia! I love nr 2! So wonderful light.
Wish you a nice weekend:-)

Janie said...

More delicious Mark Twain wit and wisdom, and all of your skies are delicious, too.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Those first few cloud shots are breathtaking.

George said...

Thanks for another beautiful series of sky photos.

Arija said...

All your shots are great, they really tell me what your micro-climate is up to.

Love your new camping header. Hope you still get to go camping with really superb sunny weather while your summer lasts.

Wren said...

Great photos, Sylvia. Same sky, but different views. I think that's what makes the sky, and skywatch, so perfect.

JOE TODD said...

Really like the second and last photo

Linnea W said...

I'm a little late getting back to your skies. What a variety you found! Enjoy the warm sunshine this week.

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