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Thursday, July 21, 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.

We've had a little of everything this week -- gray, rain, wind and gorgeous blue skies and puffy, beautiful clouds. Considering the extreme weather all over the country, I feel very blessed to have such incredibly mild temps -- the mildest in many years???? Go figure, but I'll take it!! 
Wishing you all a beautiful day and a wonderful weekend!

 We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
       Margaret Mead
Life is like a coin. You can spend it any way you wish, but you only spend it once.
Lillian Dickson
 

The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.
 Elbert Hubbard
 Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.
       Anonymous

61 comments:

Arija said...

Wonderful clouds and views this week. Just from the look of your photos, you must be happier too.

Blessings . . . Arija

George said...

Your second picture is absolutely wonderful. I love those beautiful clouds. Of course the gorgeous sunset is special as well. All I can say is 'Amen' to your last quote.

clairz said...

Perfect Sylvia skies and, best of all, lots and lots of water. Have a lovely weekend, my friend!

Rajesh said...

Beautiful shots of sky. This is a mix of everything cloudy, golden sunset.

Frostbite and Sunburn said...

They're all great but I love that first shot - big skies indeed! Have a great week

Gary said...

Great photos!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

EG Wow said...

Lovely shots of clouds and light over the water.

Mama Zen said...

Such a gorgeous view in that second shot!

Steffi said...

Lovely photos,Sylvia!Each photo is very beautiful.You live on a great place.Have a nice weekend and enjoy it.
Your blog header looks great!

Elisabeth Bacon said...

Super nice images Sylvia. I also really like the Elbert Hubbard quote. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Sivinden said...

Great light in these skies! Have a nice weekend:)

jocodeane said...

Grinning because of the fun header.
And then what views and what cloudscapes. Always a treat coming by.
[tw3]

Liza said...

Gorgeous skies!

Happy sky watching.

Liz @ A Simple Life

Riet said...

Sylvia, Every week you have the most beautiful photo'd and sayings. I love your skies

Spiderdama said...

Great skies and clouds. And a beautiful view in nr 2! I like the heat, but it is not exactly the desert heat here in the north..
Happy weekend to you Sylvia:-)

eileeninmd said...

Sylvia, gorgeous skies and scenery. I am wishing we had some mild weather here, it is too hot. Wonderful photos, thanks for sharing and have a great weekend.

Ms. Becky said...

oh yes, these are recognizable Sylvia skies. so beautiful. I'm happy you're having mild weather. we're struggling here with heat, but I suspect it's worse in other parts of the country - like farther south!
I hope you're having a joyful week Sylvia. happy SWF.

ewok1993 said...

it has been mild down here too unlike all the searing blistering temps in other parts of the country.

happy skywatching.

My sky is here

ewok

Harlequin said...

woooow, došla mi slova ! Fantastické !

whatandysees said...

Powerful skies again Sylvia!.... thank you for sharing your joy!.....:)

joo said...

Awesome sky Sylvia!The last one is gorgeous!
Happy SWF:)

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Wow! Those clouds in the first photo draw me right down into the water!

SKY SONG

Glowing moon and shining stars,
Venus, Jupiter and Mars,
Planets swirling round the sun;
Darkness falls when day is done.

In the vast and endless sky
Eagle, wren and falcon fly;
Over hill and dale they roam,
Calling cloud and thunder home.


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Slice of Sky

texwisgirl said...

always the best skies in blogland can be found right here...

Admin said...

These are gorgeous skies! I didn't know that pines also do grow on beach locations. So cool!

My skies for the week is up here:
http://www.thedtour.info/2011/07/skywatch-friday-early-bright.html

Terrebel said...

Haha! Love your new header! Compliments for your Mumbai-friend.

Especially like that first pic; a wonderful capture! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and you are a great beholder: always able to see the beautiful side of things...

Have a great weekend, Sylvia!

Terrence looks at the sky

Beverley Baird said...

Such beautiful skies! Gorgeous shots Sylvia! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

forgetmenot said...

Love that last photo---sooooo beautiful. Great quotes- I especially like "life is like a coin". Such a clever header picture--always fun to see what you've come up with on your posts. Have a terrific weekend. Mickie :)

DrillerAA09 said...

The first and third images are truly special captures.

Jack said...

This is like a primer in clouds. Let's see, cirrus, cumulus, . . .

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Particularly lovely and appropriate quotes today along with the always lovely pictures. Yes, we have also had those changeable skies here in our corner of the Northwest.

Wanda said...

Oh those are so absolutely stunning. I never tire of seeing all the wonderful skies that are shared on SWF.

Kim, USA said...

Wow that is so beautiful. And the header photo is funny! Like it!

SWF

lotusleaf said...

Beautiful skies!

missing moments said...

Such beautiful clouds over the water ... so jealous!

Munir said...

Pictures are beautiful and the captions are so true.

Team G Square said...

Second photo is amazing .

christopher said...

There is quite an abundance of beauty and wisdom in those skies.

Kay said...

Gorgeous skies, as always, Sylvia. Ours are just gray right now. Lots of drizzle in Hawaii. Sigh... However, it is cool, which I like.

Luna Miranda said...

the clouds really gave you a show! marvelous photos.

Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης said...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful skies and horizons with us again Sylvia.
Have a great evening.
Costas

Hildred and Charles said...

Gorgeous photos, Sylvia, and wise, insightful words.

Hildred and Charles said...

Gorgeous photos, Sylvia, and wise, insightful words.

magiceye said...

superb captures but love the 2nd the bestest!

Lew said...

Beautiful skies over your water! Thanks for your comment about Dad. He had clear eyes and a clear head right up to the end.

ladyfi said...

Such wonderful skies! Have a lovely weekend.

Leena said...

Great beautiful sky views in your photo and words as well of your post.
Thank you for your comment, I am admiring your activity!
Happy weekend to you!

Cezar and Léia said...

Bonjour sweet Sylvia,
Thanks for so wonderful set of images, that last one is a gift to our hearts, brilliant sky!
Hugs
Léia

Jidhu Jose said...

awesome sky shots
happy SWF

Gattina said...

Wonderful skies ! Here it rains cats and dogs and the sky is grey like a mouse !
This afternoon I am off to the English coast, it looks better there !

Stewart M said...

Hi there - something about all the masts in the 2nd picture caught my eye. Dont know what. Maybe its the spikiness as a contrast to the fluffy clouds - who knows - and sometimes analysis is pointless anyway!

Cheers - Stewart M - Australia

NatureFootstep said...

lovely skies. :)
Have a great weekend. :)

Sérgio Pontes said...

The shots are great

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Your talk of mild weather, even with some gray skies, combined with those soothing shots of water and clouds is a refreshing change from the warm (HOT) week we have had.

I hope that your weekend is wonderful, mon amie, and thank you for so faithfully commenting.

Bises,
Genie

afanja said...

Wonderful series again, Sylvia. A place to dream away with wind, water and clouds, lovely.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great pics Sylvia. I love the quotes. We only live once, make the most of it.

I'm flying up to Denver and back today. Maybe it'll be cooler up there?

Pat said...

Sylvia, your sky pix are always stunning! You live in a gorgeous part of the world.

Indrani said...

Most glorious visions!

Vicky said...

Very beautiful sky photos !!!!

Mike said...

Love the cloud sweeps!

Lina Gustina said...

I always admire your sky shots, Sylvia...

http://www.womenandperspectives.com/2011/07/sky-watch-bright-morning-in-bogor-train.html

Genie said...

Gorgeous skies. You are so lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the states...and being so great with the camera and your quotes. Great captures and as always, wonderful quotes. Like the new banner. Genie

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