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Thursday, March 10, 2011

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've had a little of everything -- not just this week, but every day!!

God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
Benjamin Franklin
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
Benjamin Franklin
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
Benjamin Franklin
A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.
Benjamin Franklin
A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.
Benjamin Franklin
 

I posted this  next quote last week and lo and behold four days later I got a confirmation from Mother/Father Nature!!!  Yep, it's apparently true!!  And from both of them!! Just to make certain I got the message, I guess!!
Read Winter as nature's way of saying, "Up yours." 
Robert Byrne

64 comments:

JM said...

I think this is one of your most amazing sky shot posts. Fantastic, Sylvia!

Team G Square said...

just marvelous

ladyfi said...

Wonderful sky shots. Looks as if you have been having some good weather. That last shot is too funny!

Martha Z said...

Another beautiful collection of skies, Sylvia and of course a laugh from that last one.
I noticed the butterfly badge and could not help but reflect on the first Bishop High production we saw, many years ago, "I never saw another butterfly". It was a surprising choice for such a conservative community and very moving. The drama teacher was progressive in her choice of plays, several years later our younger son was in a production there of "Twelve Angrey Men".

Arija said...

Your skies are so wintery and that last one says it all, BAM, you got me right in the orchestra pit!

Your support means so much too me, do let me know how you are getting on.

Blessings, Arija

LauraX said...

so beautiful sylvia!!!

Lois said...

They are all so lovely Sylvia! Happy SkyWatch!

Rajesh said...

Stunning views of the sky.

Jidhu Jose said...

beautiful sky shots
happy SWF

morememes said...

Hiya Sylvia,
Lots of blue for you too today.
And a wonderful bit of gold.
How many sky pictures have you gathered in your archives over the past three years?
joco

Pearl Maple said...

Very pretty collection of photos and too funny about nature's attitude, you don't see that in the sky every day.

uberrhund said...

Beautiful skies and great quotes (as always!) I love the new header!

Lorac said...

What a great group of pics. The third sky is really unusual!

Carver said...

Wonderful sequence of beautiful skies!

Carletta said...

You certainly have had changing skies and all just beautiful!
The color in the second one is lovely and those wispy clouds in the third are so unique.
Hope you've had a wonderful week so far Sylvia!

Carletta's Captures

Riet said...

Beautiful skies, all of them Sylvia.
Have a good weekend!

Mike said...

Lovely sunsets Sylvia... have a great weekend!!!
This I do...

Pat said...

These phots are fantastic, Sylvia. Each one looks like a gorgeous paining, especially the first two! Have a wonderful weekend!

ewok1993 said...

anotehr lovely collection to send us of to a weekend of skywatching.

clairz said...

Oh, my, Sylvia, I love that third shot! And the last one, looking like some creature! Happy SWF.

Genie said...

This is one of the most amazing series I have seen. What magnificent captures. You have really outdone yourself this week. Kudos!

Irene said...

Gorgeous sky images ... and great quotes! Thanks for visiting, Sylvia! I wish you a wonderful weekend!

Irene

Light and Voices said...

The third image down, is a top notch image! Very impressive series.
Joyce M

chubskulit said...

Beautiful shots!

My sky watch post, have a nice weekend.

Life Ramblings said...

very impressive sky shots. your photos never fail to amaze me.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful series of skywatch photos, Sylvia! I could not pick a favorite because they are all gorgeous. Have a great weekend!

Kim, USA said...

Ah this skies are fantastic! So lovely!
SWF

Terrebel said...

LOL! Nature giving you "the finger"...:-))

Great pics, Sylvia. You managed to get those colours just right. Oh, and sorry for spelling "colours" instead of "colors". I had English at school and not American English so I can't help myself...;-)

Enjoy your weekend!

Terrence looks at the sky

Hildred and Charles said...

You have a wonderful eye for seeing the beauty in the skies, and a terrific talent for capturing it, Sylvia. Great quotes, too.

Lesley said...

Gorgeous collection of sky shots. The 3rd last one is stunning.

Sridharan said...

Fantastic Sylvia,as usual.!

Linnea said...

Never fails...you always have such different and beautiful skies to share with us!

J Bar said...

They're all beautiful but the second shot is my favourite.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great pics, the second one is my favorite. The quote by Franklin about somebody all wrapped in themself makes a small bundle is my favorite quote.

Take care of yourself

Al said...

Great skies as always, Sylvia. The third shot is my favorite - the light in those clouds is extraordinary. I hope you have a great weekend!

Wren said...

I'm ignoring nature, winter, and fingers. So there! :) I'm loving the middle series of photos. They look as if a soft brush was drawn across the sky.

KaHolly said...

Very nice pictures, esp. the center few. So soft and serene. Ben was a pretty smart guy!

Miss Becky said...

WOW, that third one and the last one are gorgeous Sylvia!!! your skies are marvelous, and I love that Robert Byrne quote. have a beautiful weekend Sylvia!

SandyCarlson said...

Your skies and your quotes are perfect! Thank you, Sylvia.

Marites said...

i love your skies and the quotes that go with them. Changing skies like ours. Am looking forward to summer but our weatherman says, we'll have to wait longer than usual. happy weekend, Sylvia! thanks for visiting my blog:)

Inger-M said...

Stunning skies, especially the second and third ones!

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Sylvia,

The sunsets that you posted are so beautiful ... and I love the clouds! Great quotes too. Thank you so much.

Best and God bless,

Kathy

Liza said...

Gorgeous shots!

Liz @ A Simple Life

Titania said...

Sylvia, blogger just threw my message out and said oops...grrr....my previous message was much better! Love your posts; gorgeous pictures and wise words by a wise man. Thank you. Have a lovely weekend.

magiceye said...

spectacular!!

forgetmenot said...

Sylvia, Do you just stand outside 24 hours a day waiting for a great shot of the sky--you seem to be there when the sky is perfect!! What wonderful photos--too beautiful. Of course, we all love the last cloud shot. I need to come back and check out "Nudity" , and "Who is Happier"--you post great "stuff". Have a wonderful weekend too. Mickie

Ann said...

The second and third photo: Did you ever have straw painting? Your photos look like this . put a drop of paint, then use a straw to blow it.

Pietro said...

Great skies Sylvia! Very nice Sky Watch post!

alicesg said...

Lovely sky photos. Have a nice weekend.

Joyful said...

My goodness. How do you come up with these breathtaking photos week after week? They are stunning.

Indrani said...

Mind blowing series of shots. Just fantastic.

Have a great weekend!:)

stardust said...

Sighs in amazement, Sylvia, as always! You seem to have vast collection of stunning pictures. As a photographer in embryo, I soon run out of pictures to update.

Yoko, Japan

Serline said...

Ben Franklin is spot on, if a little heavy on sarcasm... I like to see the positive side of things: the last pick is Mother Nature giving us the Hawaiian greeting, "Mahalo!" ;-P

Stewart M said...

I really like the whispy clouds in these iamges - and as every I like the plane - it gives a depth to the picture.

Stewart M - Australia

Míriam Luiza said...

Suas fotos são maravilhosas! As citações perfeitas! Obrigada pela visita, pelo amável comentário, e por me seguir. Estou te seguindo também!

archiearchive said...

I love that third image!

Gary said...

Great sky series Sylvia. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Lianne said...

the cloud formation of the 3rd photo is absolutely gorgeous! beautiful picture :)

DawnTreader said...

Thanks for your comments on my SkyWatch post. Your skies are all beautiful...

BraCom (Bram) said...

beautiful skywatch series, wonderful photos

many thanks for your kind comments every week on my blog

Have a nice weekend, Bram

afanja said...

It's been a pleasure watching your SWF post again. It's a wonderful sequence of sky shots again. The third shot is very special with those fine clouds.
Enjoy your weekend, Sylvia.

NatureFootstep said...

the second one is my favourite today. :)

eden said...

Beautiful captures and my favourites are the 2nd and the 3rd photos.

Mridula said...

You capture magical skies with your camera. The third one from the top took my breath away!

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