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Thursday, October 28, 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! We had a beautifully sunny, warm day today -- well, until about an hour ago! Back to grim and gray! But I have to admit that usually even on grumpy days there will be an hour or so of lovely clouds and beautiful colors during the sunset and here are a few.

Man was made at the end of the week's work, when God was tired.  — Mark Twain

Life should begin with age and it's privileges and accumulations, and end with youth and it's capacity to splendidly enjoy such advantages.  — Mark Twain

A newspaper is not just for reporting the news as it is, but to make people mad enough to do something about it.  — Mark Twain

We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess.  — Mark Twain

I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.  — Mark Twain

I became a newspaperman. I couldn't find honest employment.  —  Mark Twain

75 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

It's impossible to choose one favorite picture,I see so many beauty in these shots!Very well done!
hugs
Léia

indicaspecies said...

Lovely clouds and beautiful colors....indeed that is what I see here. So much beauty!
Have a good day Sylvia.

clairz said...

Sylvia, these are wonderful Sylvia-ish photos. It looks like you maybe have your car problem all figured out--or were these all taken from your own yard?

Happy Skywatching. I sure hope you are able to stop by to see my storm photos. It was an amazing sight.

JM said...

I might have said this before, but your skies are always gorgeous! Hard to choose a favourite shot, Sylvia.

Al said...

Fantastic Skywatch photos with that special Sylvia touch - you certainly live in a beautiful part of the world. I also liked the smile photo below, and those headlines are too good to be true! I hope you have a great weekend.

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all are beautiful but my favorite is the second one.
congrats,d ear
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George said...

'Grumpy Day' is a new description for cloudy and gray days, but I like it. I also didn't realize, until I read that last quote, how far ahead of his time Mark Twain truly was.
Great pictures as usual.

'Tsuki said...

Those pictures are stunning : thanks for sharing them, Sylvia...

Rajesh said...

Breathtaking views of the sky. The colors ate very lovely. Have a nice weekend.

Diane AZ said...

Mark Twain was quite a character, I love his sense of humor. Beautiful series of images this week, Sylvia!

Carolyn Ford said...

I REALLY love that top photo! The wispy branches on the left-middle are spectacular silhouetted! That's a double wow from me!

Carver said...

Delightful skies and the quotes are always so great too!

jo©o said...

Hiya Sylvia,
You seem to have more skies than anybody else :-)
And they are all different.
Golden glow develops nicely in the series you put up.

EG Wow said...

Love your skies and you continue to amaze me with all those excellent Mark Twain quotes!

Steffi said...

You have seen such beautiful skies at this week!We saw only grey sky at this week and rain.Have a great weekend,Sylvia!

Pearl Maple said...

Beautiful collection of views from your corner of the world, did like your last post as well, what fun. Have a great weekend out hunting new pictures.

Francisca said...

Sylvia, it's no wonder you are on the SkyWatch team... your shots are always amazing! I hope you had a good week, going into an even better weekend!

Babooshka said...

I'm with JM, gorgeous and the colours in ethe last one incredible.

Kcalpesh said...

Awesome quotes and sky captures!! Have a nice weekend :-)


Pixellicious Photos

Riet said...

All your [ictures are beautiful Sylvia. I love nr 5 best. So colourful.Have a great weekend

Tricia said...

Ohhh beautiful shots, especially the 1st two! WoW!

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

beautiful skies and love the Twain quotes.

Rune (Bildebloggen) said...

Beautiful color on the sky and beautiful clouds:)

Kim, USA said...

It's beautiful Sylvia. Happy weekend!
Sky Watch

Ebie said...

What a beautiful shot of the skies at the culmination of the day! The redness of the skies is so heart warming!

Hildred and Charles said...

Gorgeous pictures Sylvia, and the visit with Mark Twain a delight!

Gabriela Abalo said...

awesome shots! I love all of them

thanks for stopping by my place

cheers from Uruguay
:)

ewok1993 said...

you truly have the prettiest skies on skywatch. i love it.

joo said...

I'm always look forward to seeing your lovely photos along with quotes by Mark Twain! Lovely, as usually:)
Hugs
Joo

Judy said...

The first shot is just stunning! I love the colour in the sky, and the way the tracery of deciduous branches echo the mare's tails in the sky!

Colin Campbell said...

Good ones. Have a nice weekend.

Gramma Ann said...

You always have such lovely sky pictures each week, my favorite one this week is the last one. I liked it so well I made it my wallpaper for the day. Thank you.

LauraX said...

Not sure why but the second to last image is my favorite this week!

Diana (Di) said...

Sylvia, all great shots, but that first one spoke to me! Send some of that blue south, could ya, would ya? lol We have had rain, rain, and more rain; oh, but Tuesday night allowed me to capture a few beautiful sunsets.

Rob G said...

Fabulous skies with clouds and colours of all sorts. Most entertaining. Have a great weekend my friend.

Martha Z said...

More lovely skies, Sylvia. I like the way the clouds seem to radiate from #5.

Pam said...

Heavenly skies with the light shinning through the clouds to the earth below. The delightful quotes gives one pause for thought.
Have a wonderful weekend, Sylvia.

eileeninmd said...

Sylvia, they are all beautiful hard to pick a foravite. I love all you skywatch photos. I wish you and yours a wonderful weekend.

Terrebel said...

You know you can always do me a favour by posting Mark Twain-quotes...;-) There are a few people I wish I could have met and Mark Twain sure is one of them!

Your wonderful pictures made me smile. Again. Thanks, Sylvia and have a great weekend!

Terrence looks at the sky

Dani said...

wow! Breathtaking photos. I love your words for the day.

Thank you, dear friend.

Life Ramblings said...

Amazing skywatch photos. love the beautiful quotes. have a wonderful weekend.

Wanda said...

What wonderful skies...we are still in Tahoe with limited computer...but wanted to stop by.

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

lovely series of sky photos, beauty can be seen in each of them

Pat said...

Wow, Sylvia, these are all fantastic! I especially like the streaky red and golden clouds in the last photo. Have a fantastic weekend!

lotusleaf said...

Beautiful scenes of the sky and wise words.

Kay L. Davies said...

Ditto what they all said.
-- K

SandyCarlson said...

I needed that first Twain quote to put my week in perspective. Thanks, friend. Beautiful images.

Marites said...

ah..they're so beautiful!! Mark Twain got me smiling again:) have a good weekend, Sylvia and thanks for visiting.

Beverley Baird said...

Even with the poor weather, your skies are gorgeous! Such lovely photos Sylvia!
Have a wonderful weekend!

eden said...

Such lovely collection of sky photos. I love the quotes too. Have a wonderful weekend.

alicesg said...

Lovely series of sky photos. Have a nice weekend, Sylvia.

Corner Gardener Sue said...

Hi Sylvia,
You sure got some awesome photos! I can't pick a favorite. Thanks for your nice comment on my SkyWatch post last week.

Tammie Lee said...

such a lovely post, each image lead into the quote and into the next and built a lovely momentum that I enjoyed very much.

ladyfi said...

Gorgeous shots and amusing quotes from good old Twain! Have a lovely weekend!

KaHolly said...

I haven't visited for awhile, and I can see I've missed some beauties!!

magiceye said...

amazing skies!!

Linnea said...

Your skies are so colorful and varied! They each have a unique glow and sparkle. Enjoy the weekend.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful skies -- and I needed the reminder to look for the sun that usually does show up for at least a brief time each day.

Randi said...

Terrific captures as always, Sylia. I love the quotes.

BraCom (Bram) said...

Beautiful SkyWatch posting! wonderful world and photo's
thank you for sharing this beautiful photo work


Happy SWF! Have a good weekend,

Regards, Bram

My SkyWatch on WordPress

Seen on Sky Watch Friday, Season 4, Episode 16

Antonette said...

Oh the last pic is my favorite! Nice shots Sylvia. Have a wonderful weekend my friend.

~Antonette

Team G Square said...

Nice capture with great quotes .

Reader Wil said...

I always enjoy reading and seeing your quotations of Mark Twain and the excellent photos! You are always so kind to visit my blog! Thank you and have a great weekend!

Ann said...

Does Mark Twain imply that if God made man first, they might all be 6 foot tall?

NatureFootstep said...

I like the soft light in the first poto. :)

Luna Miranda said...

the changing skies were begging to be photographed. marvelous shots.

have a fun, fun, fun weekend!

syel said...

isn't that wonderful, to have an hour's worth of sunset. :) it's like it's giving you the opportunity to share us these lovely set of photos :) have a great weekend! :)

Siromade said...

Those are all wonderful sky photos. I like most the cloudy shot.

Have a lovely weekend.

afanja said...

This is a wonderful serie again, Sylvia.
The first and the fifth are my favourites.
Enjoy your weekend!

Elisabeth said...

Gorgeous!

Gunsside said...

Lots of fantastic sunset
- lovely shots ;))

J Bar said...

So many fab skies.

Lina Gustina said...

Sorry for my late visit. I always love your sky photos...

Irene said...

Beautiful skies ... and lovely shots. Wish you agreat weekend Sylvia!

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Hi... running so late, but so glad I arrived ;) Those bottom two images are wow woahs, just wonderful Sylvia. I hope your week is a blessed one, take care~

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