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Thursday, October 14, 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 was like a day in mid summer yesterday, with incredible blue skies, but as I'm sure you've come to know from my Sky Watch posts, blue skies one day surely doesn't guarantee them for tomorrow. But one thing is always guaranteed and that is beauty! Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.  — Mark Twain

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it.
Distance lends enchantment to the view.  — Mark Twain

The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.
Mark Twain

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.  — Mark Twain
A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.  — Mark Twain

79 comments:

Autumn Belle @ KDP said...

Splendid skies and inspiring quotes!

Kay L. Davies said...

Beautiful, Sylvia. And, again, your Mark Twain quotations are great!

Kay, Davies

clairz said...

Love the first and third photos, so unusual! Of course, they are all gorgeous, as usual, Sylvia! Happy Skywatching....

Pedro D. H. said...

I liked the sunset view! amazing!

Thom said...

Oooo so beautiful :) I love the first and third one Sylvia. Stunning they are. Actually all of them :) Very nice :) Have a great day today :)

Maboe/Mor og Datter said...

Great skies!

EG Wow said...

So many beautiful skies again this week, Sylvia! And Keep posting those wonderful Mark Twain quotes.

Mary Howell Cromer said...

All are wonderful Sylvia, but I have to love the bottom one, just awesome~ Hoping that my entries stick, they went away earlier today...grrr;))) Have a splendid weekend~

Rajesh said...

Beautiful shots of very dramatic sky. Each one of them very unique.

Pixel said...

A variety of skies and a variety of quotes :-) Makes it a great post :-)


Pixellicious Photos

Pearl Maple said...

Beautiful collection of views and quotes to start our round of Sky Watch Frdiay, have a great weekend out hunting more fabulous skies

Gramma Ann said...

Fantastic and beautiful pictures of the sky and the clouds.

Tricia said...

All great shots, but I sure love the evening glow of the scene in the 4th pic, simply gorgeous!!

Carver said...

Wonderful shots Sylvia. I love the golden skies and the one that looked to me like the clouds formed a puffy comforter. The quotes are all great. My favorite is "Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it."

Steffi said...

Just beautiful photos,Sylvia!I can´t say which is the best because I love all!Thank you for sharing and have a nice weekend!

Anne said...

Wondeful Sylvia, and all these great words to :-)

Nice weekend from Anne.

Xavi said...

Very beautiful sky series, Sylvia!!
Thanks for your always kind comments.
Have a nice weekend!

Elisabeth said...

Lovely!!!! Your cloud images are breathtaking.

Lorac said...

Beautiful series of skies and great quotes!

Greyscale Territory said...

Glorious colours in your skies and the cloud shapes are extraordinary! Especially love the wispy clouds that seem blown across the sky!

VALKYRIEN said...

Beautiful Sylvia! And Mark Twain did have wisdom, thanks for reminding me! :)

Rosadimaggio63 said...

Hi,
la foto n.1 è fantastica... sembra la schiuma del mare !
Bellissima.
Myriam :)

Hildred and Charles said...

Beautiful skies Sylvia, - you and Mark Twain make a great combination!

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Beautiful skies and quotes as always.

Titania said...

Beautiful, singing skies.

ewok1993 said...

photo #3 is the kind of sky that i woke up to this morning.

have a wonderful thursday and a lovely and relaxing weekend.

Martha Z said...

Yet again, a great collection of skies and Clemens.

Francisca said...

You certainly do get a lot of fabulous skies your way, Sylvia! Isn't it divine to NOTICE them? Still enjoying the Twain quotes.

James said...

Hi Sylvia. These photos are so beautiful and the quotes are excellent. I like the mix of pure sky and the trees etc.

BraCom (Bram) said...

beautiful skywatch photos, as always

Have a nice weekend

Kim, USA said...

These is awesome Sylvia. Love it!
Sky Reflection

Naturedigital said...

Beautiful skies and wise quotes again Sylvia.
Have a great weekend.
Costas

joo said...

I can't believe how fast time flows Sylvia - again it's Friday and again I can admire your fabulous photos:)
Happy SWF!!!!

caughtbymycamera said...

A wonderful series of beautiful skies. I enjoy your pictures every week.

Irene said...

Beautiful skies Sylvia! And the quotes are great too!

Wish you a great weekend!

Irene

morememes said...

Such variety in skyscapes in your part of the world.

Laura said...

thank you for taking me with you!

Tara R. said...

Beautiful skies indeed! And, thank you for sharing these with us.

afanja said...

Wonderful series!
I think the second one is my favourite.
Enjoy your weekend.

eileeninmd said...

Sylvia, you always find great quotes. And I love your skywatch photos. The third one down is one of my favorites.

eden said...

Beautiful collection. These are amazing clouds. have a great weekend.

Al said...

Sylvia, you've come up with another amazing set of skies here, very nicely done. Thank you for all the kind comments on my blog, and for the work you do on the Skywatch Friday meme. Both are very much appreciated.

Susie of Arabia said...

Hi Sylvia! I have missed you! I truly was so busy this past summer getting my boy settled in and getting everything he needed. I haven't been blog hopping in months and months. I took some beautiful sky shots when I was in Washington this summer too - we don't have many cloudy days here in Jeddah. Hopefully I'll be a more conspicuous presence now in the blogging world!

Tammie Lee said...

so much beauty in your photos!

Beverley Baird said...

Sylvia - what gorgeous photos! You've taken some beautiful shotos!
have agreat weekend!

syel said...

the last photo is the killer :D beautiful series as usual Sylvia. enjoy your weekend! :)

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

true beauties

Janie said...

I love all the sky photos, but especially the last one. And of course I always love Twain.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Today you are the Queen of Skywatch Sylvia. What a huge variety of photos from silvery to coppery and pinks, and peaches.

SandyCarlson said...

Your photos are rich, delightful. Thanks, Sylvia, for making my evening beautiful.

Rossel said...

those are beautiful cloud patterns. your photos are beautiful as always. have a great day!
The Zipline

Marites said...

i love the 1st and the 3rd photos! lovely captures, Sylvia and the quotes just as good. My skywatch is up here.

Linnea said...

As usual, your part of the world has the most awesome skies! Thanks for sharing. Enjoy the weekend and the skies!

chubskulit said...

I am in awe with your photos sylvia, have a great weekend!

ladyfi said...

Wonderful photos - so much beauty. I especially like the milky silkiness of the clouds! Have a great weekend.

Ebie said...

Amazing cloud formation on the first shot! The skies are singing in its glory!

Mar said...

Gorgeous collection as always, beautiful skies! Happy weekend to you!
My SkyWatch

webruci said...

Wow! Wonderful! Since was child I always imagen shapes in the sky:)

Sorry, I'm late, but I have no internet conection yesterday night.

Hugs, Robert

Mridula said...

All of them are equally beautiful, very difficult to pick up a favorite this time. Have a nice weekend Sylvia.

Lakshmi said...

first shot is awesome

Ann said...

The third photo, is this what they call cotton puffs? I have seen this in New Zealand only once, but my clouds very very low.

Luna Miranda said...

enchanting skies. the first photo looks like a waterfall.

Gattina said...

Beautiful selection again !

Ash said...

Gorgeous photos and quotes!

Larry D said...

Amazing skies as usual!

Indrani said...

Lovely skies Sylvia. Great shots.

Life Ramblings said...

amazing shots Sylvia. hope your week is going well.

NatureFootstep said...

the skies never fail to amaze me :)

Pat said...

Gorgeous skies, Sylvia, and Mark Twain cracks me up--such a wit! You live in a most beautiful part of this country. Thanks for your always-cheerful and positive comments!

Misalyn said...

you skies never cease to amaze me! so beautiful!

Müge Tekil said...

Amazing and impressive colors and cloud formations in your skies dear Sylvia! Fascinating golden light! My favourite is the last photo!

Have a great weekend!

Mike said...

Yes, the sunset with the tree in silhouette is stunning! Have a great weekend!

George said...

These are wonderful sky pictures. I also really like Mark Twain's definition of patriotism.

Splendid Little Stars said...

Your skies are just gorgeous, Sylvia! Mark Twain is great! He says the most marvelous things!

anjoe playhouse said...

I like all your skywatch photos - the first looks like looking down on snow mountains ;-)
May your weekend be super!

Lina Gustina said...

You always share lovely skies...thanks :)

Antonette said...

The 4th one is my favorite!

~Antonette

Kay said...

Such incredible skies! It must lift your spirits every time you look up!

Spiderdama said...

Wonderful skies as always! I think nr 1 is my favorite. Really beatutiful colds.
Wish you a happy week Sylvia:-)

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