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Thursday, September 9, 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!

Hasn't been the best of weeks, but the skies never fail to soothe with their ever changing beauty and colors! I will be away for most of the weekend, but will visit as many of you as possible before I leave. Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy your world and your skies!!

Explaining humor is a lot like dissecting a frog, you learn a lot in the process, but in the end you kill it. — Mark Twain



When I was fifteen, I couldn't believe how stupid my father was. When I was twenty-one I couldn't believe how smart my father had gotten in such a short time.
— Mark Twain



The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
— Mark Twain



Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
— Mark Twain



80 percent of life is showing up.
— Mark Twain



A historian who would convey the truth must lie. Often he must enlarge the truth by diameters, otherwise his reader would not be able to see it.
— Mark Twain



If man could be crossed with a cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat.
— Mark Twain

75 comments:

Diane AZ said...

Hi Sylvia, Looks like you've enjoyed some marvelous skies this week! The first one with the water looks especially peaceful. The Mark Twain quotes are funny, I love the cat one. :D

clairz said...

Lovely skies, great words, and water, too! What more could we ask for? Happy Skywatching, Sylvia.

ascu75 aka Don said...

Hi Sylvia nice captures as usual. I have just shown your Post to our Vicar (he doesn't understand blogging)Have a good week XXX Don

Carver said...

Your skies are always so beautiful. I love the little cotton puff and the varying color. Also great quotes. Hope you have a great weekend.

Kay L. Davies said...

Just love Mark Twain. I remember the cat quote from years ago but it still makes me laugh. Thanks.
Your sky photos are just gorgeous.
Don, just wait, your vicar might one day say, "Forget Sunday, stay home, read my blog!"
Kay
Alberta, Canada

Steffi said...

Very lovely photos of skies dear Sylvia!I enjoy every week your nice SWF photos!Thank you for sharing and have a great weekend!

Xavi said...

Beautiful words and images, Sylvia.
Have a wonderful weekend!!

jo©o said...

So many different types of cloud. I bet they all have names.Which I will forget again as soon as I have learned them :-)
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Carolyn Ford said...

I LOVE that last shot! I think of a scuba diver swimming through a hole like that! :)

Mama Zen said...

That first Twain quote is hilarious!

Hildred and Charles said...

Wonderful skies, and as always great Twain quotes, - what a perceptive man he was....

petersfotos said...

I like the words of Mark Twain
also this photos!
Wonderful Sylia
Gr.
P-TER

Pearl Maple said...

Great collection of quotes and skies for this week, clouds do add a delightful feature to the sky.

Rajesh said...

Fabulous views of the sky. My favorite shot is third one.

Rob Inukshuk said...

Oh my, it's that time of the week already!
Wonderful skies you've been enjoying this week. Have yourself a fab weekend.

overtiredmum said...

love those quotes (the photos aren't bad either!).

webruci said...

Ohhh my dear... The last one is the best!!! but I love all your pictures:)

Have a nice weekend:)

Paula said...

I love the quotes, what a brilliant observer of human nature Twain was, they're a perfect companion to your fine images.

Diana (Di) said...

Sylvia, I always enjoy your quotes, and especially your sky photos. Interesting that there is similarity in our sky photos. Wonder why? lol

I hope you have a most enjoyable and relaxing weekend.

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

First time here. Found your super awesome blog from Natural Digital.

I love love your photos! Absolutely stunning! It's really hard to pick my favourite!

Wishing you a lovely weekend!

B

Irene said...

I love the Mark Twain quotes ... and your beautiful photos! The first one is amazing!

EG Wow said...

Wonderful skies and the Mark Twain quotes are great!

Aksharaa said...

Hi,
We found you at Pet Pride and came by to say hello.And isn't Mummy glad!you click beautiful pictures...
those quotes were wonderful too.
Wags n love,
Buddy n Ginger n Mummy too
http://doggywisdom.blogspot.com

Spiderdama said...

All are lovely, but nr 3 is even more lovely:-) Great series!!
Wish you a happy weekend, hugs from Tania

Rosadimaggio63 said...

Belle foto di cieli ripresi in tempi diversi !
Mi piacciono molto queste nuvole colorate.

Greyscale Territory said...

Love the romantic softness of these skies! And the gentle glow of colour on the waters in the first photo is magical!

ladyfi said...

Lovely skies to start off your weekend!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great pics and Mark Twain quotes. The one about 80% of life is showing up is so true.

ewok1993 said...

as usual you shared a wonderful smorgasboard of cloudscape/skycape that are to die for. plus those humorous twain quotes.

Thom said...

That last photo is just spectacular. I soooo love it. I hope you are well my friend :) Have a great rest of the day :)

VioletSky said...

Twain certainly knew how to make a good soundbite!

joo said...

Those fluffy cluds are so pretty Sylvia! And as usually I admire quotes:)
Hugs
Joo

syel said...

lovely, gorgeous captures as usual Sylvia! and i love Mark Twain's quotes too! have a great weekend! :)

Lesley said...

beautiful skies and laughter. what more does one need to lift one's spirits?

eden said...

These are amazing skies! Wonderfully captured. Lovely quotes too.

Al said...

Those skies would soothe me too! And I love the selection of Mark Twain quotes.

LV said...

Perfect pictures with perfect words. I enjoyed them both. You do an amazing job on Sky Watch each week.

magiceye said...

loved the 3rd pic the bestest!!

Life Ramblings said...

love all your skywatch shots. and great quotes to match too. happy weekend.

Colin Campbell said...

Lots of variety as usual.

J Bar said...

I especially like scattered clouds.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Dani said...

superb photos, dear Sylvia.
And great words.

thank you. Happy SWF

Janie said...

I love the first sunset photo. And Mark Twain makes me laugh every time.

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Beautiful shots.

Darryl and Ruth : )

Beverley Baird said...

Such beautiful skies! The clouds are gorgeous! The verses are inspirational as usual!
Have a wonderful weekend Sylvia!

SandyCarlson said...

Your skywatch shots are always epic, beautiful. Thank you. You enlarge my dreams.

Hameed Nori said...

Hello dear. Always always lovely, wonderful and great shots! Wish you best life.

Judy Sheldon-Walker said...

Sylvia, your sky shots are always stunning, but I so love watching the sky. It never fails to soothe...

Carletta said...

Looks like the angels were dancing for you in the fifth photo Sylvia!
Have a wonderful and safe weekend Sylvia and I hope your travels are all under clear blue skies! :)

Linnea W said...

Thanks for another fabulous look at your skies! Terrific quotes too! Thanks for stopping by.

Japa said...

Beautiful skyshots. Isn't that amazing when sunlight influence the color and mood of the clouds. Always like your photos with food for thoughts. Have a good SWF.

Here's mine:
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Marites said...

i really like the last photo..pretty! nice quotes, Sylvia! have a good weekend!

Lakshmi said...

Its so true about the 80 % of life being abt showing up...loved the clouds showing up too..have a great weekend

BraCom (Bram) said...

Beautiful SkyWatch photos Sylvia, thanks for sharing
Love these clouds and colors

Happy SWF! Have a nice and wonderful weekend,

Regards, Bram

My SkyWatch on WordPress

Seen on Sky Watch Friday, Season 4, Episode 9

Gattina said...

So much variety in your skies, it never gets boring !
Do you also walk around once a week with a stiff neck from looking up to the sky ??

Lew said...

Beautiful skies! And Mark Twain sure could put a lot of truth in a pithy remark!

http://graceolsson.com/blog said...

i like more the last one...a dreamer...
nice weekend, Sylvia

Mridula said...

Lovely set of pictures Sylvia, have a great weekend.

Coffeeveggie addict. said...

Lovely sh0ts!

Ann said...

The last photo of the cotton puff, since I first saw the sky with them, i have been seeing them quite frequently.

Roberto M. Alves said...

Your pictures seems paintings. Thanks for sharing and thank you for visiting my blog.

Have a nice weekend.

greetings

paul said...

What a superb collection, Sylvia. Different colours, different moods, all beautiful.

Eaglesbrother said...

Beautiful series of photographs of your sky, truely awesome examples of Creators artistic endevors in making cloud patterns and sunrises and sunsets for us to enjoy.
Thank you for your kind comments on my Sky Watch Post.

Indrani said...

Beautiful cloud patterns.

NatureFootstep said...

I like the way the sky mirrors in the water in that first photo.
Have a great weekend!

Viola said...

Beautiful photos you're coming up with! And I like your phrases! Especially the last one! :))

Louis la Vache said...

What beautiful skies. «Louis» enjoyed the Mark Twain quotes. The most accurate of which (in «Louis'» view) was "Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper".

JM said...

Great variety of beautiful sky shots on this and the previous post.

Francisca said...

All the Twain quotes are great, but the cat one is a hoot! You found some beautiful skies again this week. I hope the coming week gives you more joy, Sylvia.

Mrs. M @ TLC said...

Beautiful sky photo collection!

Hope you have a grand weekend, Sylvia.

Pietro said...

Delightful Sky Watch post, Sylvia!
So funny the last quote by Mark Twain!

George said...

Beautiful pictures and great quotes.
Have a wonderful weekend.

Larry D said...

Wonderful skies!

Alexander said...

Beautiful skies!

Have a good weekend.

Alexander
Alex's World! - http://www.kakinan.com/alex

Ramosforest.Environment said...

Beautiful sky.
Beautiful quotations.
Luiz Ramos

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