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Thursday, June 23, 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.   Last night's sunset was totally awesome!  I went to the end of the hall from my apartment and went out on our deck and what I saw took my breath away! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! May you all have a fantastic weekend!
 
Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.
Mark Twain
The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
Lao Tzu
A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
Karl Barth
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
Mark Twain

62 comments:

Mridula said...

Gorgeous Skies all around in your part of the globe Sylvia.

Tina said...

Wow. Amazing photos! LG Tina

texwisgirl said...

beautiful.

Tracy said...

Stunning spectacular photos!!!!

...but why are you confusing me when it is only Thursday? :)

Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης said...

Beautiful skies and wise thoughts again Sylvia.
Have a great day.
Costas

anni said...

looking a bit threatening ... great photos

clairz said...

Oh, my, those lovely dapply skies, Sylvia!

Martha Z said...

Good morning, Sylvia.
I dropped by to see what beautiful skies and words of wisdom you have for us today, as usual you do not disappoint.
Have a great day,
Martha

Ms. Becky said...

I suspect that one of the reasons for selecting this particular apartment building as your new home was THIS! the views are breathtaking with the wide expanse of sky to take in. the clouds and sunset was exquisite. great quotes too, as usual Sylvia. thanks for sharing your beauty. it's always one of the highlights of my week.

lotusleaf said...

I love those fleecy clouds. I hope you have a good day!

Sérgio Pontes said...

Amazing photos =)

Dhemz said...

oh my! amazing shots....love them all...:)

Liza said...

Lovely shots. I love how the clouds were scattered. Happy sky watching!

Liz @ A Simple Life

Pearl Maple said...

Beautiful collection of photos Sylvia, love the way clouds add the decorative accents to our sky

Carletta said...

What beautiful views!
Those are some really wonderful mackerel clouds.
The last shot in the post below is awesome! Love the color!
Carletta@Round The Bend

Maria said...

All your quotes today are just wonderful, Sylvia! ... not to mention the beautiful rippling clouds!!!
*Happy weekend to you*
~Maria

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Bubbles in the sky - Happy Midsummer Sylvia!

ladyfi said...

What gorgeous clouds! Have a great weekend.

Rajesh said...

Wow! amazing views. Have a nice weekend.

Steffi said...

Amazing views,Sylvia!Have a nice weekend!

Marias Teater said...

Lovely combination of beautiful shots and wise words. I enjoy very much!

Genie said...

Skies like your first 3 shots are magical. We do not see many of these type skies in our area. Your captures are lovely. What a treat for the eyes. Lovely post. Genie

Gary said...

Beautiful as usual Sylvia. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Francisca said...

And you certainly cheered me with this stunning sunset, Sylvia! Yet another fun fun header, too!

Jane said...

Fabulous shots - the second is my favorite but what a wonderful view to behold from your deck.

Sivinden said...

Great sky pictures! Lovely golden light. Have a nice weekend:)

Perry said...

Lovely collection of sunsets. :-) Nicely done!

Bare Mio said...

Great sky shots and quotes!
Have a great weekend!

Kay L. Davies said...

I'm going to be looking for skies like that when I'm in White Rock, BC, next week, Sylvia. Gorgeous coastal clouds!
— K

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

Jidhu Jose said...

great shots of the sky

happy SWF

My SWF

Photo Cache said...

truly breathtaking skyscapes.

have a wonderful weekend.

My sky is here

Terrebel said...

Once again a feast for the eyes, Sylvia. And thanks again for those wonderful quotes...Just today I stated (on Facebook): "More people should have more fun more often." It's real easy to have a good time...especially if you look at the world through the lens of a camera...Have a good weekend!

Terrence looks at the sky

NatureFootstep said...

nice serie of shots. It is like I was sitting there watching myself. :)

Riet said...

Wow, I love these skies Sylvia. I love those little tiny clouds . Wonderful pictures.Have a wonderful weekend

chubskulit said...

Such a treat to look up in the sky with such gorgeous views!

My Skywatch, please come by anytime.

Life Ramblings said...

beautiful series of photos Sylvia. great quotes as always.

Frostbite and Sunburn said...

Fabulous shots Sylvia - it almost looks they are upside down and those clouds should be reflections off water. Have a great week!

Sridharan said...

Beautiful as usual Sylvia..!

LivingSoAbundantly said...

I love how the top of the tree seems to hold the sun in its branches. What lovely photos!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Absolutely gorgeous images Sylvia, and you know that I am a huge fan of Mark Twain.

All back from Houston sitting in the air conditioning.

Lew said...

Beautiful skies you have this week!

Kim, USA said...

Very lovely skies. Ours here is a bit gloomy and dark but sometimes colorful skies manage to take there place ^_^

SWF

Kim, USA said...

Very lovely skies. Ours here is a bit gloomy and dark but sometimes colorful skies manage to take there place ^_^

SWF

Pietro said...

Fascinating views indeed and so nice the first quote (Mark Twain)!
Have a pleasant day, Sylvia!

magiceye said...

simply gorgeous!!

TonyC said...

Hi Sylvia, I've been a bit slack recently and have't looked at any of my blogging friends for a while. A great series of shots as usual, and what a great header!! I just love the figure top right with the wobbly tripod........I'll have to fight you over whether it is you or me!! LOL!!

Grayquill said...

Nice pictures...I hope you are having a great week. As I am typing this I wondered if you are hearing the torrential down pour I am hearing crash against my sky light. I forgot I had let the cat out and boy did he just give me a scolding. CRAAANKY CAT! and wet.

Indrani said...

Wow! These buttermilk skies are mesmerizing.

Stewart M said...

Hi there - great set of skies - like the way it’s just as shape and form to start with, then it gets more colour, but less shape - very nice changes.

Stewart M - Australia

Fjällripan said...

Wonderful photos of the sky! I especially liked the last one, beautiful coulors. I didnt have any photos of the sky this week, but next week I will join again :) Have a nice weekend!

P-TER said...

Beautiful clouds en sunset!
Wel done!
Gr.
P-TER

afanja said...

That was a wonderful sunset indeed with all those tiny clouds. Great to witness the changing of colors and light.
Have a wonderful weekend, Sylvia.

JM said...

Love this type of cloud formation. And, of course, the wonderful light in the bottom shot. Awesome!

Hildred and Charles said...

Marvelous texture in the skies down your way, Sylvia, and good advice from Mark Twain.

kRiZ cPEc said...

Thanks for sharing the photos and the quotes. :)

Pat said...

Gorgeous, spectacular sky shots, Sylvia. The first ones look like puffy cotton balls floating in the sky.

EG Wow said...

Isn't that quote from Mark twain the truth? We'd all be a lot happier if we tried to cheer up everyone else. :)

Arija said...

Sylvia, your skies really are a goldmine of treasures, bot this post and the one below.
Sorry I am so late in visiting, sometimes life gets in the way of blogging.

The artwork in your headers is getting more and more exciting. I wonder what will come next?

Hugs . . . Arija

Wanda said...

Oh Sylvia...what lovely skies. Also enjoyed the previous post. Great pictures and quotes.

BTW ~ in you new banner are you the one in the red blouse and white pants with the camera? hee hee.

SandyCarlson said...

These skies are glorious. Thank you, friend.

Beverley Baird said...

Such gorgeous skies Sylvia!

Wren said...

So nice of the skies to give us such lovely views each week for Skywatch. As always, a delight to see your photos and your quotes always raise my spirits.

Have a great week, Sylvia!

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