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Thursday, August 26, 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!

Ah, it's been a great week! Not only have we had gorgeous skies and delightful temperature, I have my car back! Hooray!!! And here is some of the beauty that I enjoyed!



The radical in one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out, the conservative adopts them. ~ Mark Twain



Honesty: The best of all the lost arts. ~ Mark Twain



Apparently, there is nothing that cannot happen today. ~ Mark Twain



The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it's that they know so many things that just aren't so. ~ Mark Twain



Instead of seeking approval and acceptance, give it. ~ Lee Jampolsky



With each person you see or think of today, say to yourself: "Peace to you and may your path be blessed. ~ Lee Jampolsky

68 comments:

Al said...

Those are fantastic skies! I especially love the popcorn in the first one, and the sun and clouds reflecting off the water as that's something I can't see in my part of the world. And thanks for hosting SWF, my favorite meme!

JM said...

Beautiful skies both here and in the previous post.

anjoe playhouse said...

"Watching skies is like meeting new people all the time; some identifiable, but everyone has their own personality"
-anjoe

Great photos, Sylvia!

Trotter said...

Hi Sylvia! Fabulous clouds!!

Sorry for the rush!! I’ll be off for my official week holiday but Blogtrotter Two will be showing you the road to a wonderful setting: Costa Smeralda!! Enjoy, leave your comments and have a great weekend and week ahead!

Denise said...

Friday's roll around quickly, with the added enjoyment of seeing fabulous skies like these. Thanks Sylvia.
An English Girl Rambles

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so stunning, dear
congrats
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Martha Z said...

Beautiful skies, the wit of Mark Twain and the wisdom of Lee Jampolsky, what more could one want to start the day? Except, perhaps, a cup of coffee to go with it.

Rajesh said...

Incredible views of the sky. Each one of them are unique in every aspect. Have a great weekend.

Rimkogeren said...

Thanks for your comment:-)
SPP = Super Perfect Photos.

Steffi said...

Perfect SWF photos,Sylvia!Great skies.I love it.Thank you for sharing and have a nice weekend!

Gramma Ann said...

That is just an AWESOME array of SkyWatch pictures today. I especially like the dancing lady in the second one.

clairz said...

Your sky photos are just stunning, Sylvia. And Mark Twain always hits the mark, doesn't he?

Julie said...

Sylvia, your first image of clouds puts me in mind of the tufts from a dandelion floating off into the next paddock.

I am so glad you have your car back. I found I had to give up my licence last year, and gave my car to my daughter. It took some getting used to, but I go everywhere by public transport now.

I hope you have a lovely weekend.

Luke Wiley said...

I love the sunset over the ocean! I enjoyed your quotes again!
My Path

Carver said...

Sylvia this was an amazing sequence. I love the shapes of the clouds and the lighting both in the sky and on the water. I'm glad you have your car back.

Tricia said...

Fantastic shots, especially the 3rd & 4th!

Happy SWF! Enjoy your weekend!

Spiderdama said...

Wonderful shots as always! I like the two with the reflection in water very much.
Wish you a happy weekend:-)

Pearl Maple said...

Great collection of photos for SWF and great to have your car back, nothing like that freedom of being able to go where and when you want. Have a great weekend.

Torsdag 1952 said...

I like the second one best.

Have a nice weekend.

Hartmut

Thom said...

It doesn't get any better than this. These are just spectacular :) You did so well with these my friend. Gorgeous. Have a wonderful day :)

Kay L. Davies said...

Wow, Sylvia, I don't know what to say. So many beautiful sky shots. But I think I have to agree with the previous comment -- I think I like the second one best -- what a wonderful twisted column of cloud.

Nessa said...

Congrats on getting your car back. the first picture looks like fine sheep's wool and the third picture is my favorite.

Ania said...

Nice clouds too, especially the first two.

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Love your water and sun reflection, brilliant and the simple elegance of a wisp of cloud, almost looks like a chain cloud going into heaven. Lovely. Have a safe and fun weekend~

Rob Inukshuk said...

Wonderful skies, but I get a feel of fall from them - perhaps I'm just paranoid and in denial - I'm not ready for the end of summer!!!

paul said...

Great collection of skies and thoughts. Enjoy the weekend!

Hildred and Charles said...

Beautiful beautiful skies, - and ;you and Mark Twain are beginning to be one of my favourite couples.

EG Wow said...

You certainly had some WoW skies this week, Sylvia!

Kcalpesh said...

Simply gorgeous skywatch photos! Lovely quotes!!


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Mojo said...

Those sunset shots are absolutely stunning!

Riet said...

Hi Sylvia. Another week with beautiful skypictures and sayings from you.I love coming here.

ewok1993 said...

those sunset shots bowled me over. love them.

happy weekend.

George said...

These are absolutely beautiful sky pictures. The sunsets are gorgeous and I really like your moon shot as well.

Gunsside said...

Beautiful sky photos, lovely reflections and colors ;)
Have a nice week.

joo said...

As usually marvellous Silvia! The second one is my favourite:)

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Sylvia: Neat shots of the sky as usual my friend.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful skywatch photos, Sylvia! I love the shots with the reflections on the water.

ρομπερτ said...

The second picture is incredible ! Never seen before. Thank you for sharing. Please have a good Friday.

daily athens

Dharma Shots said...

Wow, that second photo is marvelous and awesome...

Arija said...

You really have had magical skies this week. What a delight they are to see.
Was it something serious? Is your car a happy chappy now???
Mine had to have a CV joint replaced. A Merzedes or Caddie it isn't but it is Y little set of wheels and I did miss it while it was having surgery.

Happy days my dear!

Laura said...

Photo number 4 really lit up my heart today! thanks for sharing your lovely corner of the world Sylvia.

KB said...

Lovely variety of skies here.

Have a wonderful weekend.

My Skywatch is here.

Terrebel said...

Some "radical" pics there, Sylvia. We do live in a wonderful world. Thank you for capturing and sharing some of that beauty.

Have a great weekend!

Terrence looks at the sky

lotusleaf said...

I likedthe moon picture. It calms the mind.

Shey said...

Thanks for sharing again breathtaking photos & inspiring quotes. I agree that honesty is one of the lost arts. A shame. Oh well..

Have a great weekend ahead, Sylvia! :)

alicesg said...

Nice series of sky photos. It is nice to always look up in the sky. They looked so different all the time. Have a nice weekend.

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Beautiful sky shots. I love the light in the middle ones.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Thanks Sylvia -- beautiful skies beautiful quotes. That spiral cloud is spectacular.

Linda Reeder said...

Beautiful photos. As I sit here I glance out the window to see the sky going dark already at 8:15. The summer is waning whether I admit it or not.

Mridula said...

Such a lovely bunch. Have a great weekend Sylvia. And many thanks to the Skywatch team for featuring my picture this week.

ladyfi said...

Such stunning sunsets, glorious clouds formations and a delightful moon. What a week of beauty!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Wonderful photos. I'm a sucker for Mark Twain quotes.

Ebie said...

Lovely clouds. The first one reminds me of Santa's curly locks and the second one, looks like a wind chime dangling!

What great views you capture looking up the skies!

Jenny the Pirate said...

Fantastic shots as usual, Sylvia. I love the Jampolsky quote. Happy Friday and happy skywatching!

Lew said...

That is a great sunset you have included this week. Just fantastic color and reflection over the water!

magiceye said...

glorious!

Naturedigital said...

Amazing sky photographs Sylvia.
Love the quotes.
Costas

BraCom (Bram) said...

Beautiful Sky Watch photo

Have a nice weekend,
Greetings, Bram

Lakshmi said...

The second pic is the best and wow, Mark twain again

jabblog said...

Beautiful skies. I like the dark, dramatic skies over water.

JOE TODD said...

As always best skies and quotes. Have a great weekend

NatureFootstep said...

I live the one that´s spiraling :) A bit different from normal. Whatever that is. :)

syel said...

gorgeous skies and clouds and lights! as always Sylvia! have a great weekend! :)

Birgitta "foto CHIP" said...

The clouds look like angel hair :) Great shot Sylvia!
Take care!

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petersfotos said...

I'm dreaming!
This is beutiful!
...
Gr.
P-TER

JayLeigh said...

Such beautiful, beautiful skies!! And although I don't always agree with his conclusions, Mark Twain sure was such a smart man and so fun to read! I enjoy reading his quotes. :)

Beverley Baird said...

Simply gorgeous - all of them.
Such lovely quotes to go with them. A great wish at the end - if only everyone in the worlddid this!
Have a wonderful weekend Sylvia.

ascu75 aka Don said...

I am late commenting this week 67 in front of me your popular this week. Great shots as always love the dark sunset ones XXX Don

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