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Thursday, March 31, 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.  The skies for today are to help me remember what blue skies in Seattle look like!!  Oh, I know! There I go whining about the weather again!  Well, not another word from me, I promise -- not another one today, but tomorrow is another day!!
All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.
Harry S. Truman

America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.
Warren G. Harding

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
William E. Simon

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
John Stuart Mill
 
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
Emma Goldman


Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
Doug Larson

68 comments:

kRiZ cPEc said...

so amazing!

Pat said...

I really like the third photo with the rays of sunshine radiating out from the clouds--lovely!

Mama Zen said...

We're having gray skies, too, so I really enjoyed these!

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

the second one is simply magic.
http://graceolsson.com/blog/2011/03/slice-piece-of-myself/

Carver said...

Sylvia these are all gorgeous. You have such wonderful clouds against the blue sky. I don't think you are whining when you mention the gray. Too much gray gets old. We've had some nasty weather lately too.

Rajesh said...

Amazing views of the sky. Second shot is my favorite.

LauraX said...

a glorious variety of skyscapes this week Sylvia as always!

Pearl Maple said...

pretty collection of photos Sylvia, you have caught the clouds dancing all over the sky

Steffi said...

Very nice set of SWF photos,Sylvia!It´s always great to see every week the different skies around the world!Thank you for sharing and enjoy your weekend!

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Looks like great weather Sylvia - here it is the most dull and grey today.
Hope you have a great week!

Hildred and Charles said...

Beautiful clouds and great political comments!

clairz said...

I was going to say that the second photo was my favorite, but then I saw the third, and then the fourth! Beautiful, Sylvia!

magda said...

Wonterful photos and words !!!
Warm regards

jo©o said...

Still chuckling over the Conservative quotes.
You have this endless supply of perfect skies giving us perfect sky pictures.
Thank your for hosting and all your comments.
Do you ever sleep :-)?

Irene said...

Fantastic sky shots! Love them all!

Wish you a great weekend .. take care!

Irene

Mike said...

I love the 3rd one with the clouds and rays behind! Beautiful :)

Gary said...

Great quotes and skies!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

VioletSky said...

It is grey and rainy here, so glad to see your dreams of blue sky
(and as we head into an unnecessary election, your quotations could easily be transferred to Canadian politics!)

Riet said...

Beautiful skies Sylvia and before I read any comment I also picked the third as my favorite. Have a great weekend.

Titania said...

Dear Silvia,beautiful skis and lakes, ready to fly or to sail away...ah dreams...
Like your political quotes. H.S.Truman, he knew what he was talking about.

Genie said...

Fantastic series...Can’t wait to get out there this summer. My choice is the last shot in the group with the swirling clouds. It’s an awesome shot. Your political quotes are the best. You really outdid yourself with your selection.They all make lots of sense. Take care and have a great weekend.

joo said...

So much space, so much air, such a beautiful sky!
Happy SWF Sylvia:)
Joo

NatureFootstep said...

the third shot with the beams are special.

Have a great weekend. :)

Light and Voices said...

Impressive cloud series! See you next week.
Joyce M

London Is Cool said...

There is something magical about cloudy skies. I espcially appreicate the pictures with the water and the sky, which I find kinda soothing.

Pretty Life Online said...

wow! perfect shots for the day! Have a great weekend!

Mary said...

Lovely skies Sylvia. Have a happy and safe weekend. Mary

Miss Becky said...

WOW, your skies are gorgeous Sylvia. lots of silver lining in that second photo. all are lovely. have a great weekend!

syel said...

lovely set of photos Sylvia! i love your positive thinking about the weather as i feel the same way too :) enjoy your weekend! :)

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Sylvia,

Oh, your clouds are so pretty! I especially like photo #3 (Jesus Clouds). And yes, I'll be happy when we get more sun. Today is pretty here in La Pine though.

Thanks so much for stopping by to say hi.

Take care,

Kathy M.

ewok1993 said...

after a long stretch of gray skies, we are basking in the blue above. hope you'll have the blues (skies, that is) soon.

Al said...

Lovely shots, Sylvia - the third one is incredible with those rays of sunshine. I wish we'd have a few more clouds here - I saw smoke from yet another wildfire driving home this evening!

Ebie said...

Poetry & beautiful clouds go hand in hand! I am back after a long silence. Been busy exploring nature and wildflowers!

forgetmenot said...

Beautiful clouds and blue sky--that's hard to beat sometimes. Love the last quote(change the locks)!!! Have a terrific weekend too. Mickie :)

Wanda said...

Great skies, and love the quotes. Thanks for your faithful comments on my blog.

♥~Judy~♥ said...

Sylvia, you always have the most beautiful and clever shots - both visual and written. :-)

Jack said...

Sylvia, my vote today is for the second and third images. Nice.

eden said...

Beautiful sky photos. Love all of them. Great shots.

Janie said...

Great political quotes, especially the first and last.
The sky photos are inspirational.

Linda Reeder said...

It was so dark yesterday and today. I look forward to more light.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

What an exquisite series of photos and words... I have a book about clouds that you would love. I can just get lost in a sky filled with clouds!

Bises,
G

Kim, USA said...

Awesome skies!!
Moon shots

Angie said...

Super, super skies!!!

ladyfi said...

What wonderful light! And charming puffy white clouds. I do see the blue peeking out in these gorgeous shots. Have a wonderful weekend!

magiceye said...

all such stunners!!

Splendid Little Stars said...

Of course your photos are lovely! So fun to read those quotes. It always amazes me how thing just never change. (Harding's comment)
must share...

Vicky said...

Great photos Sylvia!!! Cloud formations are amazing!!! Thanks for sharing!

Jidhu Jose said...

lovely shots

Lakshmi said...

amazing views and loved the peaceful feel in the shots

Kay said...

Absolutely excellent skies, Sylvia! Have a wonderful weekend.

Gattina said...

Gorgeous pictures and I really had to laugh about some quotes !!

Indrani said...

Each of the shots are terrific!

eileeninmd said...

Wow, Sylvia you skies are looking beautiful. I love this clouds series. The second shot is one of my favorites. I have you have a lovely weekend.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Nice big old swirly cloud sky pics Sylvia I love them. I love your selection of quotes. The John Stuart Mill quote gave me an early morning laugh.

JM said...

You know I'm a big fan of your skies, Sylvia. I especially like the rays of light in the third pic.

afanja said...

You're presenting a wonderful series again, Sylvia.
The third shot is my favourite this time with those nice rays in the sky.
Enjoy your weekend.

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Louis la Vache said...

What a fine series of SWF images, Sylvia!

hee hee...The antidote to Mill's quote about Conservatives (he was writing about the British version, 19th century...) is Reagan's "It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so."
;-D

Marites said...

my faves are the 2nd and 3rd photos. very lovely. have a nice weekend, Sylvia!

Lina Gustina said...

Stunning sky shots!
Have a nice weekend, Sylvia...

http://www.womenandperspectives.com

Pat Tillett said...

Another great group of photos Sylvia!
I also really like the quotes you post!

Luna Miranda said...

i love the 3rd photo...what gorgeous clouds!

SandyCarlson said...

I love that halo with the rays streaming!

Vinni said...

Wow!fabulous pics. The sky seems to be so quiet and still conveying a message.

Thanks for sharing.

Joyful said...

You've managed to capture quite a variety of clouds.

Spiderdama said...

You have the dreamsky! Nr 3 is my favorite, just so wonderful .
Wish you a blessed weekend, hugs from Tania

cloudbusting2 said...

There was plenty of healing and restoration in the clouds today. 3rd one was most splendid. The light that came from the mouth of the cloudman.

Wren said...

Lovely photos, my dear. I'm late getting around to blogs this week, but I'm now enjoying both the beauty of the skies and humor of your quotes. Thanks for both!

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