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Thursday, December 30, 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. Here are some of our magnificent skies from the past week in spite of the rain, and the gray, there always seemed to be a break before the day ended! And, of course, what is beauty without some of Will Rogers humor and wisdom!
Wishing you a wonderful New Year with lots of love and laughter!
We are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can.
Will Rogers


Things in our country run in spite of government, not by aid of it.
Will Rogers

We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.
Will Rogers

When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad ones you did do well, that's Memoirs.
Will Rogers

You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.
Will Rogers

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets.
Will Rogers

78 comments:

Al said...

Looks like you've had some gorgeous evening skies, Sylvia. Have a very Happy New Year.

George said...

You've had some gorgeous skies this week. Thanks for sharing them with us.
I hope you and your family have a very happy and healthy new year.

Arija said...

Your skies this week have blessed you with visual perfection.

For this coming New Year, I wish you an abundance of good health, love and beauty and as icing on the cake, lots of laughter.

Aeija

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Beautiful skies and wonderful quotes.

Happy New Year.

Darryl and Ruth : )

ewok1993 said...

I feel like a broken repeating every week how much I am bowled over by your sky shots.

Thank you very much for a year of spectacular shots and quotes to live by.

More Power. Happy New Year.

Martha Z said...

You found some spectacular skies, I hope Mama Nature has a few more in store for you this week. I woke to clear skies, no fog, no rain! Let's hope the west coast get a bit of a break and be greatful.

Linda Reeder said...

Wow! You did find some beautiful skies this week! It's about time for me to get back outdoors. Not sure about today though. It's sunny :), but very icy :(.

Kay L. Davies said...

Gorgeous skies, and wonderful quotes.
-- K

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

Pietro said...

Splendid skies, Sylvia, I really enjoy these pictures!
The last quote is so funny: I think it's true all over the world!

Happy New Year :-)

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

Nice skies Sylvia. Beautiful colours.

Carver said...

These are stunning skies to end the year with. Happy New Year Sylvia!

Riet said...

Oh wow Sylvia, all those skies have a different colour. So beautiful. Happy New years eve and a happy and healthy 2011.

archiearchive said...

A wonderful collection of skies. Happy New Year.

kjpweb said...

Wonderful! Happy New Year, Sylvia!

Eaglesbrother said...

As always...such beautiful sky Portraits you have
I always enjoy seeing your posts and appreciate your "Quoats".

Have a Happy New Year.

Carolyn Ford said...

You have brilliant skies to welcome in the New Year! Wow, Sylvia! Happy New Year to you and yours!

Ishtar said...

Beautiful skies!! Happy New Year wishes from West Africa!

Benikos place said...

Happy and Healthy new year 2011!!!

Elisabeth said...

Fabulous series of images as always, Sylvia. Love the Will Rogers quotes too. Hope you have a very Happy New Year.

Barb said...

Just wanted to stop by and wish you a happy 2011, Sylvia. Your skies always make me sigh in appreciation.

Miss Becky said...

Sylvia, you have some beautiful skies over your head. I love the orange of that first one, and the blue day of the 3rd. all are gorgeous. Happy SWF Sylvia, and Happy New Year!!!

Tricia said...

They're all so pretty, especially the 1st & last ones! WoW! =)

Xavi said...

Happy New Year Sylvia!

Gigi Ann said...

Oh My Goodness, what beautiful skies. They have the WOW FACTOR...

Karen said...

Stunning Sylvia. Have a Happy New Year!

Diane AZ said...

Hi Sylvia, Thanks for sharing your beautiful skies and trees and enjoyable WR quotes. Happy New Year!

magda said...

Sylvia,
What wonderfull photos !!
The joy and the honor is mine. I wish I knew English well to understand these magnificent texts to write.
I am sorry for that..
Happy New Year to all family.
Friendly
Magda

LauraX said...

something so amazing about the glowing sky through the dark willow strands! Happy New Year Sylvia:)

Greyscale Territory said...

An incredible variety of skies! Love them! But I think my favourite is the first photo with the rim of light pulsing round the edge of the clouds!

Gary said...

Absolutely beautiful sequence!!! Boom & Gary of The Vermilon River, Canada.

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

My Dear!

Thank you very much for your visits and comments during 2010.

Thanks cause I learned many subjects of photography with you and all the coleagues of SKYFRIDAY!
Have a nice evening and HAPPY NEW YEAR!
GOD BLESS YOU"
I HOPE WE CAN CONTINUE TOGETHER IN 2011..http://graceolsson.com/blog/2010/12/believe-you-can-fly/

Mark Kreider said...

The only thing to compare with a wonderful sunset shot is one of the dawn. It seems I never get my fill. Yours are so lovely! Happy New Year Sylvia!

Gabriela Abalo said...

Awesome skyes!!

Happy 2011!!

thanks for visiting my place!

cheers from Uruguay :)

Hildred and Charles said...

How lucky we are that you capture these beautiful skies and accompany them with such words of honest wisdom. Happy New Year Sylvia.

eileeninmd said...

Just beautiful, Sylvia. The colors and clouds are gorgeous. Thanks for hosting and thank you for all your visits and comment over the year. Happy New Years!

DrillerAA09 said...

Wonderful collection of captures. Will Rogers is ALWAYS worth quoting.

Evelyn said...

Great collection as always. The first one is stunning!

Happy New Year Sylvia!

Dharma Shots said...

Oh, wow who would've imagined a great sunset in this time of the year. GReat great and love them all Sylvia.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Golden skies and golden nuggets of wisdom! I love the bare winter tree with the sunset behind it.

★Mumsy★ said...

Love, love your sky photos!

Happy New Year to you and your family..

Wren said...

Lovely skies to round out the year, Sylvia. It's been great fun Skywatching with you this year. Your photos and your sense of humor and your great quotes are sure to brighten my day.

Looking forward to 2011, and hoping it's a great new year for you.

Colin Campbell said...

Lovely series of shots. Thanks for all your visits this year. Have a Happy New Year. Over 40 degrees here today.

afanja said...

Beautiful series again, Sylvia. I prefer the first and the second this time.
Wishing you a very Happy and healthy New Year.

Greetings from the Netherlands,
- Jan K. alias Afanja

Titania said...

Dear Sylvia, the sky in all is wondrous variations
captured perfectly. Great and thoughtful quotes.
I wish you a very happy and healthy New Year. Trudi.

alicesg said...

Time passes fast. Happy New Year to you and your family and may 2011 be a better year for all of us.

Vernz said...

another set of wonderful captures you have here Sylvia ... happy new year.. all the best..

Skywatch here

Jan said...

Fabulous photos and quotes, Sylvia, you always do such a wonderful post. Happy New Year.

Pagan Sphinx said...

Will Rogers has got to be one of the most quoted Americans! His words do resonate with us.

Beautiful skies, Sylvia. Hope, health and beauty to you in the next year!

Peace,
Gina

Bellybytes said...

Thanks for a year of wonderful skies! May 2011 bring you much joy and happiness

Nature Rambles said...

What a treat to see these beautiful skies. Lovely year-end post!

Looking forward to your posts in the New Year!

Happy New Year!

Jingle said...

beautiful sky images.

happy 2011.

magiceye said...

wonderful moods of the sky on display!
lovely!

Ann said...

looks like the sky is putting up a fire works show for you.

Happy New Year,

Mridula said...

Wish you a very happy 2011 and may we watch and share more skies in 2011.

Frostbite and Sunburn said...

Stunning collection.

Wishing you a wonderful 2011 Sylvia!

Naturedigital said...

Beautiful skies and thoughts Sylvia.
Happy New Year to You.
Costas

ladyfi said...

Marvellous shots as always - so full of life and colour.

Here's wishing you much joy and laughter and kindness in the next year.

J Bar said...

Beautiful shots, as always. Thank you for your involvement in Skywatch this year and all your wonderful comments on my blog. Happy New Year.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Linnea said...

Each one different yet beautiful...the ever changing skies of the PNW. Happy new year to you and yours...

BraCom (Bram) said...

Beautiful SkyWatch posting!
thank you for sharing this beautiful photo work

Thanks for your visits and comments in the past Year.

I wish you a very happy and healthy New Year.


Happy SWF! Have a good weekend,
Regards, Bram

My SkyWatch on WordPress

Seen on Sky Watch Friday, Season 4, Episode 25

Robin said...

Beautiful skies and wonderful quotes. I liked the third one especially.

Best wishes for a happy, healthy and peaceful new year!

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Rajesh said...

Gorgeous views.
Wish you Happy and Prosperous New Year.

Jidhu Jose said...

nice sky views
happy new yaer

Kcalpesh said...

Its got one name - SKY - But it varies so much time to time and place to place... such is amazing beauty of nature....

Pixellicious Photos wishes you a very happy new year!!

Serline said...

Happy New Year, Sylvia! See you in 2011...

Trotter said...

Hi Sylvia! Wonderful shots...
Have a Happy and Successful New Year!! Wish you all the best!!
Horus and Sobek wait for you at Kom Ombo. Enjoy!

Life Ramblings said...

your photos are amazingly beautiful. thanks for your continuous visit and support to my blog Sylvia. have a blessed New Year.

JM said...

Awesome sky shots as usual! Happy New Year, Sylvia.

NatureFootstep said...

lovely skies as usual Sylvia.
Wishing you and your loved ones a Happy New Year.

sceneoftranquility said...

Coming here to enjoy your beautiful sky shots and to wish you a Happy New Year.

Kate said...

A beautiful medley of sky photos!
Have a safe and joyful New Year's eve celebration, and may 2011 be kind to you with good health, good cheer, and with much happiness and laughter!

Judy said...

My favourite is that first one, with the weeping willow against the vibrant sky!!!

Lew said...

That's a beautiful set of golden skies you captured! Thank you for your comments and your work hosting Sky Watch and My World. I wish you a Happy New Year and many more beautiful skies in 2001!

mountain.mama said...

You always have such great shots and quotes!

Wishing you the best of 2011.

Christine said...

Beautiful sky shots, as always, Sylvia. I wish you all the best in 2011!

Team G Square said...

superb!!!

SandyCarlson said...

These skies are utterly amazing. The light you cast is pure delight.

Debra said...

Love your lovely changing skies Sylvia! Happy New Year! :)

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