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Thursday, November 18, 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 and me. Join us and the many people from all over the world who share theirs with us each week! Click on the post title to be taken to the SWF website where you can sign up. We had our usual amazing variety of skies this week -- as you can see! Wishing you all a wonderful weekend filled with beauty, laughter, joy and lots of love!

A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.
Mark Twain
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Mark Twain

Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
Mark Twain

Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
Mark Twain

Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.Mark Twain

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain

Ugich Konitari has left a new comment for "Sky Watch Friday!":

The Last Picture Show

all the world's
a stage,
and all the sky
the curtain,
given what
goes on
in the name
and so on,
is it any wonder,
that the moon
again and again,
the stage curtain
making an effort
to appear
in the sky ?


Reader Wil said...

"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter." So true!! If some people are taken too seriously it might get very difficult, whereas laughter puts almost any difficult situation into perspective.
Thanks for your visit, and for always visiting me!! I appreciate that very much. Have a great weekend!

clairz said...

Beautiful colors, Sylvia. Have a wonderful weekend!

Steffi said...

Perfect SWF photos,Sylvia!Every photos is wonderful but my favourite is the photos with the Sea!I love it.Have a nice weekend!

Martha Z said...

Perhaps with all the denial of climate change we may yet have the opportunity to miss the boat. Wonderful skies, yet again, I love the colors in the second one.

Anonymous said...

Wow - you've enjoyed some fabulous skies this week! So gorgeous and soothing.

Anonymous said...

I love coming here every week. I enjoyed the postings so much.

Lois said...

I love all the different colors Sylvia! The moon is quite beautiful too.

Pam said...

Your skies turn so many beautiful shades of blue, pink and orange.. they are gorgeous as always, Sylvia.

and so another weekend begins again, have a good one.
Hugs and smiles :)

Mar said...

Beautiful collection, so different colors, all of them fantastic!!

Elisabeth said...

Love the colors! So nice to look out from your porch and enjoy the view, as well come along on your excursions. You did good again, Sylvia.

Rajesh said...

Awesome shots. Each of them are very unique and beautiful.

EG Wow said...

You have photos of some the loveliest clouds! Wonderful colours!

Pearl Maple said...

Great post Syliva, always enjoy visiting to see what you have found to share with us every week.

Sky Watch sure is good fun, some times it takes me all week to find that one photo but the looking is half the fun.

Maboe said...

My favourite is the photo with the sea!

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

beautiful sky shots and quotes.

Rosadimaggio63 said...

Wow Sylvia :)
come sempre inserisci delle bellissimi immagini !
Buona serata :))

eileeninmd said...

Sylvia, I look forward to your skywatch photos and quotes every week. You'v ehad some beautiful skies there. Enjoy!

Jingle said...

love these sky images.
they make one open mind.

Kim, USA said...

Wow I see different colors from one same sky. Fantastic shot!

Fiery sky

Anonymous said...

Hiya Sylvia,
These weeks fly by.
Here we are again. You coming up with such a plenitude of gorgeous skies. All of them special.
Take care,

Diane AZ said...

Wow Sylvia, You had some really wonderful looking clouds this week. I enjoy your trees and witty Mark Twain quotes too. :D

Riet said...

Wow Sylvia, all these picures have different colours and all beautiful skies. Have a lovely weekend

nonizamboni said...

Perfect captures to go with all of Twain's human attributes--good and bad. Thanks for sharing!
p.s. Wear your mittens this weekend :O)

James said...

I'm glad that I don't have to pick a favorite because they're all so beautiful. Wow!

Titania said...

Hi Silvia, like always wonderful scenery, wonderful sky, ever changing. Two men I wished to have met and I even would have cooked dinner, for Mark Twain and William Somerset Maugham. Not at the same dinner though! Always a pleasure to come and see your posts. Yes,Silvia you would be invited too.

Müge Tekil said...

Gorgeous photos dear Sylvia! The 4th one is my favourite! Mark Twain quotes are very interesting too! What a different world would be indeed if Noah and his family missed the boat? :)

Anonymous said...

A plethora of sky views! Very nice

Gigi Ann said...

You have captured some really beautiful Skies this week. I especially like the second one of the pink wispy clouds. I hope you have a wonderful week.

Quiet Paths said...

You really do get such interesting skies.Wow!

syel said...

i love the pastel colours of the second photo! although the rest are gorgeous too! and we both have moon photos! cheers!

eden said...

These are so beautiful captures. Love the quotes too.

Carver said...

The clouds, colorful sky and moon are all fantastic Sylvia.

Anonymous said...

The last picture is incredible. Made me indeed smile. Thank you for sharing. Please have you all a good Friday.

daily athens

Colin Campbell said...

Lovely selection.

Kay L. Davies said...

Some truly amazing skies there, Sylvia. The colors in the first two are the stuff dreams are made of.
Thank you for visiting my blogaversary post, and for your wonderful comment. I'm glad you found blogging after your retirement, you do it so well.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Beverley Baird said...

What gorgeous skies! You have captured such beauty in these photos! Love the quotes by Twain you have used.
Have a wonderful weekend Sylvia!

J Bar said...

I especially like the skies with all the colours.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

alicesg said...

Beautiful sky photos. Love the quote that followed the photos. Have a nice weekend, Sylvia.

Marites said...

Thanks for coming in my blog. It's always great to see your comments. great skies, Sylvia! As always, Mark Twain's quotes make me smile:) have a good weekend!

Indrani said...

You have wonderful different shades, gorgeous shots. :)

indicaspecies said...

A variety of beautiful skies, thanks for sharing.

Trotter said...

Hi Sylvia! Fabulous skies!! It makes me dream of flying to some place else...;)

Al said...

Wonderful Skywatch photos as always, Sylvia - my favorite is the second one with the amazing colors. Thanks for always visiting my blog, I look forward to you comments, and always enjoy seeing what you've come up with on yours!

lotusleaf said...

The last two pictures are wonderful. One looks like so many sheep gambolling in the sky.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Wonderful skies Sylvia. All are beautiful but I am in love with that moon shot!

Bellybytes said...

It's amazing how you manage to capture such dramatic skies week after week!

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

And I thought Texas had the most Spectacular Skies. All of your sky photos are Spectacular...and YOU know how amazing Texas skies can be! What an eye you have for color and composition. Love the last sky shot with the clouds in one point perspective. Kinda of reminds me of Georgia O'Keefe's clouds...just flipped over with a view from beneath rather than from above. Thanks so much for visiting my blog...I'm very honored and encouraged with my photography with your kind comments. Have a great weekend....Sue

George said...

You certainly did have some beautiful skies this week, and you've captured them beautifully. I like Mark Twain's comment about Noah. I have to agree with him at times!

Anonymous said...

You had a wonderful variety of skies last week. Love every picture.
Have a great week end Sylvia.

Team G Square said...

Nice capture . I liked the second one most .

SandyCarlson said...

Gorgeous images. I like what Twain has to say about laughter. Thanks for another beautiful post, my friend.

Hildred and Charles said...

Beautiful, beautiful skies Sylvia, - and wry and witty words from Mark Twain....

Ugich Konitari said...

The Last Picture Show

all the world's
a stage,
and all the sky
the curtain,
given what
goes on
in the name
and so on,
is it any wonder,
that the moon
again and again,
the stage curtain
making an effort
to appear
in the sky ?

chubskulit said...

Love the second shot Sylvia!

Arija said...

Magical skies Sylvia, although I became so engrossed in Mark Twain, I had to go back to see the pictures.

Happy days my friend.

Linda Reeder said...

Mark twain was amazing. And your personal poet has done it again. Wonderful!

magiceye said...

gorgeous images, wise quotes and beautiful verse!

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Your skies always surpass the ones from the previous week! How do you do it?! Each one is captivating... I cannot tell you how many times I see a beautiful sunset or sunrise and wish for the camera. Your photos convince me that I must do better.

Bon weekend!

Lina Gustina said...

Thanks for sharing the beauties in the skies, Sylvia... Love the quotes, too...


Mridula said...

So much beauty! Thanks for sharing Sylvia!

Life Ramblings said...

your photos are splendidly beautiful. have a wonderful weekend Sylvia.

Kay said...

Absolutely gorgeous skies, Sylvia. It did my heart good to see them since my head feels so foggy right now. I can't wait to feel better again. It looks like you've got beautiful weather over there. The islands are waiting for a rare thunderstorm right now. We've been waiting all day. It's now 8:35 at night and still nothing. The weather forecaster says everybody is tweeting him asking where the rain is.

Luna Miranda said...

the gold streak across the sky is absolutely stunning! love your pink sky, too.:p

have a wonderful weekend!

ascu75 aka Don said...

Hi Sylvia super stuff as usual ai love the piccies the comments and Mark Twain XXX have a good week XXX Don

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NatureFootstep said...

wow, that pink clouds are really beautiful.

jabblog said...

Lovely variety of beautiful skies - that's one of the advantages of living near the sea! Have a lovely weekend, Sylvia, and keep warm.

Y. Ikeda said...

Hi Sylvia,
Thanks for commenting on my entry, as always.
It is getting my weekend habit to visit your Skywatch entry and enjoy your photos and Mark Twain quotes.
Hve a nice weekend.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Wonderful variety of great photos and quotes. Thanks Sylvia. Keep on clicking.

Nessa said...

Beautiful painted skies and I like the poem.

Birgitta said...

Amazing sky photos Sylvia! Beautiful words from you too.
Have a supergreat weekend!


BraCom (Bram) said...

Stunning sky watch photo's Sylvia
they are all beautiful. but I love the second one, these amzing colors.


Anonymous said...

Wonderful series again, Sylvia. There's so much to see in the ever changing sky. The first two are my favourites.
Enjoy your weekend!

Sara Chapman said...

Your photos are ravishing. On this gray and rainy day it's so wonderful to see clear, soft skies with apricot colors.

You know, the music selection you've chosen to air really does slow down the page load. I personally don't much like that particular selection, so I always have to scroll down to turn it off, every single page I visit. You might ask your readers if they like music or not. Just a suggestion.

Sylvia K said...

Thanks for your visit and comment, Sara. Always appreciated. I hear from people frequently about the music, but it has all been positive and several have told me they sometimes come just to listen to the music. Yours is the first complaint that I've had. Hope you have a great weekend! Enjoy!


Misalyn said...

All your shots are fantastic! The beauty of the sky never cease to amaze me.

Sky watching is so therapeutic for me.

Max-e said...

Nice shots Sylvia

Splendid Little Stars said...

lovely skies!
and such astute quotes!
as always, a pleasure to visit.

Linnea said...

Thanks for hosting and for visiting my San Fran sky. You seem to get a different sky everyday! Enjoy the week. We finally got some rain here...

Tina said...

WOW your photos are sooo great. Wonderful shots. LG Tina

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