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Thursday, May 19, 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 address under the post title to be taken to the SWF website where you can sign up. 
Over the past week we've had a little of everything from pouring rain to sun and cloudless blue skies and some beautiful clouds as well. The photos on each side were sunsets in between rain storms this week and taken from my office window. The top and bottom shots in the center were taken of the lovely skies in Bellevue last Friday and the one in the center -- if you look really hard, you will see Mt. Rainier slowly awakening to the world this morning, still wrapped in her blanket of clouds and sharing a lovely moment with me as I stood on the roof deck, thinking how blessed I am to be surrounded by so much beauty.  
May you all have a beautiful, joyful weekend!
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
Ayn Rand

54 comments:

Martha Z said...

Blue skies for us today but between the stormy skies and the blue skies we had some wonderful blue with scattered clouds, the best skies for the photographer.

ladyfi said...

What serene and lovely skies!

Carver said...

Your skies are very beautiful and I love the affect of the collage.

Carolyn Ford said...

such a creative collage, Sylvia! Beautiful beautiful beautiful!!!

Rajesh said...

Fabulous mosaic with such lovely views of the sky.

Liza said...

Beautiful!

Happy sky watching.

Liz @ A Simple Life

jo©o said...

Decisions, decisions...
I know what that quote says is true.
Nice grouping of the skies.

George said...

I really like your SkyWatch collage. Each image is beautiful.

Steffi said...

Great collage,Sylvia!Looks like a postcard!Have a nice weekend and enjoy it!

whatandysees said...

I appreciate your time and your efforts, but that sunset in the background would stand alone!.....:)

Riet said...

What a beautiful collage Sylvia. LOvely skies. Have a good weekend

VALKYRIEN said...

Beautiful collage of your lovely sky! Wish you a good weekend!

Kay L. Davies said...

What an interesting collage, Sylvia. I love how you've done it!
— K

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

Gary said...

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

EG Wow said...

So many lovely skies!

Hildred and Charles said...

Lovely photos, and a little bit of Ayn Rand wisdom. Choices are inevitable, and you have chosen some beautiful skies for your collage, Sylvia!

Kim, USA said...

Love how you make the collage. Great shots too!
SWF

Pearl Maple said...

nice mosaic of skies and words to match Sylvia
happy SWF

FjÀllripan said...

Beautiful photos of the sky!

Al said...

Perfect Skywatch collage, Sylvia. Hopefully Mt. Rainier will be out when we're in the area.

ewok1993 said...

very nice collage. hope your weekend is relaxing and fun and full of photo ops.

Carletta said...

What a beautiful collage Sylvia!
Your new place sure does afford a gorgeous view.
My dear departed brother-in-law loved Mt. Rainier. I can still 'hear' him talk about it.
You have a wonderful upcoming weekend and let's hope we both see some sunny skies.

Carletta@Round The Bend

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

I also love your collage Sylvia!
Have a great weelend :)

Ps I was a bit early last tie to wish Happy SWF when it was Monday ;)

Karen said...

That's a great way to do a collage. Have a great weekend.

Ebie said...

I am loving your new views! What a nice collage of beautiful skies!

NatureFootstep said...

yes I can see the mountain schrouded in morning skies. Beautiful. It´s a volcano, isn´t it?

Terrebel said...

Wonderfully done, Sylvia! May I say I'm slightly jealous? ;-) Here in The Netherlands we only have "the Dutch Mountains"; tall appartment -buildings at the edge of town...

Have a good weekend!

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""rare*jonRez"" said...

What a gorgeous shot! I love how the pictures are arranged! :)

I have a series of shots of the FIRST EVER RAINBOW TO APPEAR IN CENTRAL WI SKY. I hope to see you at my page!

eileeninmd said...

Sylvia, Wonderful collection of skies shots and collage. It does look like you have agreat view! Happy skywatching and I hope you have a great weekend!

afanja said...

You've made a beautiful collage of your friendly skies. I specially love the evening shots.
Enjoy your weekend!

Life Ramblings said...

your skies are wonderful Sylvia and i love the collage. have a great weekend.

texwisgirl said...

i love the ones on the sidebars. :)

clairz said...

This is a beautiful collage, Sylvia. When we lived in Puyallup, we could see Mt. Rainier from our back porch. Could there possibly be a more beautiful mountain? (Well, maybe up in the Organ Mountains that I see now from my house now!). Thank you for these lovely views.

Pat said...

Beautiful collage, Sylvia. Mount Rainier is breath-taking. A couple of years ago we were driving from Port Townsend to Seattle to pick up our son and his family, and as we came around a curve in the freeway, suddenly we saw Mt. Rainier ahead on the right and I gasped at its majesty. I had never seen it from the ground, just once before from the sky. It is awe-inspiring!

Lew said...

Beautiful sky collage! I hope your weekend is as beautiful as your skies.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

You have a kaleidoscope of skies, Sylvia!

SKY DITTY

A little birdie told me,
Although I don’t know why,
That if I were to look up,
Way up into the sky,
I’d see some wondrous planets,
The moon and sun and stars –
There before my very eyes
Blazed Jupiter and Mars!


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Big Cemetery Sky

LauraX said...

a beautiful collection of images Sylvia...I love Ayn Rand...excellent quote!

AL said...

Super blue skies here and I think it would be hot the whole day, fine with me as long as I can see clear skies! Happy weekend Sylvia!

Indrani said...

I like the collage you have created. Lovely shots.

SandyCarlson said...

This is gorgeous. You have matched the words beautifully, too.

forgetmenot said...

Sylvia, You are surrounded by beauty! Love the skies in the previous post too. Have a lovely and peaceful weekend. Mickie :)

Linnea said...

Beautiful Sylvia. It must be fun to view the sky from a new location!

magiceye said...

very pretty skies!

Elizabeth Mueller said...

Ooh, beautiful! I'd love to be there at night. Nothing like the black bowl of a sky with many diamond stars winking hi! :)

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Mridula said...

Very beautiful and I hope you are well settled now at your new place.

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

beautiful sky


but I notice that you changed the header of your blog....hahahahahha
the ehader of your blog is one show...congrats for both: header and photos

alicesg said...

Another week coming to an end. Hope your weekend is fantastic.

Stewart M said...

Hi there - what a interesting set of pictures. Nice idea to put them together like that.

Stewart M - Australia

lotusleaf said...

You are surrounded by so much beauty. Hope you are not missing your old place.

Team G Square said...

Lovely .

thomas said...

Nice shot

My SWF

Sivinden said...

Nice sky pictures - and wise words for reflection:)

Greyscale Territory said...

A wonderful expanse of beautiful skies! And love your collage style!

Light and Voices said...

Nice collage posted for Skywatch Friday. See you next week.
Joyce M

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