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Thursday, August 25, 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  the Sky Watch team of  Sandy, Wren and me. And this week as every week, we remember Klaus and know that he joins us in spirit! 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.

Because of the very lovely weather we've had recently, the sunsets have been pretty dull, no clouds, no dramatic colors etc. But I happened to glance up from my desk a couple of nights ago and these are the skies I saw!! I took these over a period of about a half hour and they were amazing! Hope you enjoy! Wishing you all a beautiful weekend!


The sky is the daily bread of the imagination.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is the sky, which is all men's together.  EuripidesEuripides


 Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.   Palmer Sondreal

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Charles Dickens
I love the birds in the left hand corner of the shot!!

74 comments:

Martha Z said...

Keep those nice clear skies for a couple of weeks, please. Next week Eric and his wife will be vacationing up your way while we spend some quality time with Michael.

clairz said...

It is interesting that sunsets and sunrises are always more beautiful before some kind of weather sets in. I guess that's a metaphor for life's situations!

Beautiful photos as always, Sylvia. Thank you for all your work on Skywatch. Klaus would be so pleased, I imagine.

Ms. Becky said...

whoa, that last photo is divine!!! lovely skies over your head again this week Sylvia. thanks for continuing with Skywatch Friday. it's an honor to participate each week, and I'm happy that it will go on in spite of our loss. happy day to you.

ewok1993 said...

incredibly beautiful sunset shots.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

You have an ability to capture some amazing skies, and I think that you are blessed to live in a place where they can be seen on a daily basis. It would be impossible to pick a favorite among these beauties!

Bises,
Genie

Mama Zen said...

These are stunning!

EG Wow said...

I'm so glad you looked out your window, Sylvia!

And thank you for helping to continue this wonderful meme.

Eaglesbrother said...

Truely beautiful Gold colors in your sunset..perfect calming way to end a day

Pearl Maple said...

Great photos Sylvia, always fun to find nature and birds cooperating to add the sweet details to our photos

Sivinden said...

Breathtaking sunset! Hope you'll have a nice weekend:)

murmurations said...

Such beautiful photos! I love the choice of quotes as well.

chubskulit said...

These are absolutely gorgeous! Happy skywatching

Liza said...

Beautiful golden skies. Happy sky watching.

Liz @ A Simple Life

Steffi said...

Wonderful photos of skies,Sylvia!And Thank you for continue this wonderful meme.
Have a nice weekend!

Gary said...

Again great skies!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Such awesome sky photos Sylvia! Hope you have a nice week :)

Rajesh said...

Gorgeous golden skies, each one better than the other.

Lois said...

Stunning shots Sylvia! Have a great weekend.

Carver said...

Sylvia I love these golden skies and the birds in the last shot are a treat.

nonizamboni said...

Amazing captures, as always. I love the burning sky behind those delicious pine trees in your neck of the woods.
Thanks for sharing!

Ebie said...

The lighting is so great with your shots! The skies are so majestic!

Happy Friday, Miss S.!

aka Penelope said...

You do get spectacular sunsets from your window when there are clouds. I can see why you were taken with the location of your home. It’s easier to reflect on the blessings when you have a view like this. Thank you for continuing with SkyWatch Friday. :)

whatandysees said...

I'm sure that I've said this before somewhere, but you are blessed with these views and we are blessed because you share them!..... thank you!...:)

TexWisGirl said...

i love that last shot too.

LauraX said...

so beautiful Sylvia...I am so glad you are continuing skywatch...I imagine it pleases Klaus's spirit very much too.

Abraham Lincoln said...

Fabulous. We have had our share of pretty clouds too.

Gemma Wiseman said...

Heavenly light parades through these glorious skies! Great photos!

Annabella said...

I'm joining in for the first time this week and so happy to be doing so. incredible clouds Sylvia - I love their beautiful shape. Have a great weekend!

Kathiesbirds said...

Sylvia, just beautiful! And thank you for carrying on the Skywatch Meme! I am so sorry about the loss of Klaus but I can't help but think that he would want it to carry on. Perhaps he is looking down from these skies and smiling!

Dimple said...

It was a magnificent sunset, Sylvia, good thing you looked up when you did!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Gaelyn said...

This gorgeous sunset should make up for a few that are lacking.

Thank you and the others for taking on the SWF meme. The passing of Klaus is truly a loss.

uberrhund said...

As always your skies are lovely. I just want to thank you all for continuing Skywatch.

Jidhu Jose said...

nice shots

happy SWF

Judy said...

Wow!! I kept saying this one has to be my favourite, till I got to the next one...

Cildemer said...

Such a wonderful set of a marvellous sky! My favourite is the 2nd shot!
Thanks for sharing, Sylvia;o)

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Hope you are having a nice and happy week****

Kim, USA said...

I love the golden hues of these skies. So powerful!
SWF

Smalltown RN said...

Oh my...how beautifully breath taking..lucky you for the opportunity to see and enjoy such skies!

Eve said...

An entire week worth of beautiful skies in one evening! What a nice surprise! :D

Terrebel said...

Wonderful sky-shots, Sylvia! The one with the birds is my favourite too...

Have a great weekend! I'm hoping to see my daughters who today returned from their holiday with their mom and her boyfriend. The circus is in town and I happen to know the co-owner...;-)

Terrence looks at the sky

Sridharan said...

Thought provoking quotes as always.. and I enjoy them all as always..Sylvia..!

James said...

I wish I could think of a word that's beyond beautiful because that's what I see in these photos. The sky,the trees and the birds in the bottom photo are amazing!

thomas said...

Lovely cloud,lovely sky Sylvia,
thanks for keeping us together at SWF.

My SWF

Saun said...

Wow, these are great I too love the birds in the left hand corner of your shot. Nice job :)

SandyCarlson said...

Whoa! Those skies are utterly amazing, Sylvia.

George said...

I'm glad you looked up and saw this beautiful sky. Thanks for sharing these wonderful pictures with us. I hope you have a great weekend.

Angie said...

Thank God for people like you all! The aircraft in the last photo - or is it Superman - looks so small! What a wonderfull world we live in.

magiceye said...

gorgeous captures!

missing moments said...

I just so love these skies!

ladyfi said...

What amazing colours! So gorgeous!

Linnea said...

Happy skywatching Sylvia!

Hildred and Charles said...

Lovely golden lights amidst the clouds - great quotes too, Sylvia.

Padharo Rajasthan said...

Beautiful Shots !! Great Post !!

Padharo Rajasthan

Trotter said...

Hi Sylvia! Fabulous shots!!

Blogtrotter Two is waiting for you in Corsica with the views from Le Goeland Hotel room 15 and the Bocche di Bonifacio! Enjoy and have a wonderful weekend!

Arija said...

Fantastic skies Sylvia and you have even caught some birds as a bonus. Isn't it worthwhile to look up now and again?

Thank you for asking, yes, I have had a wonderfully restful week with my sister and brother in law taking most responsibility off my shoulders. Tomorrow we start our drive home again . . .

Leovi said...

A beautiful sky. A fantastic series of photos with beautiful colors and delicious clouds.

Jackie said...

Spectacular golden sunset and beautiful photo's. I love those Cirrus clouds in the third shot, they look so ethereal.

NatureFootstep said...

Lots of beautiful skies, even if they have a tuch of sadness over them. However, I am glad you decided to continue Sky watch. It is empty enough without My world. :)

Have a great weekend. :)

Stewart M said...

Hi there - great pictures - I like the plane and the birds - I think small details like that really lift a picture!

Have a good weekend.

Stewart M - Australia

Mridula said...

Lovely skies all around! Have a nice weekend Sylvia.

Alexander said...

Nice warm colours and lovely cloud formations. It is always so pleasant to look at the sky.

Have a good weekend.

Alexander
Alex's World! - http://www.kakinan.com/alex

afanja said...

These are truly stunning shots again, Sylvia. The light and colors are wonderful.
Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

Jane said...

Awesome skies, Sylvia-thanks for visiting my blog:)

Gattina said...

I would prefer sunshine and blue skies, but you managed to capture beautiful skies at the right moment !

♥ Braja said...

3rd one is spectacular, Sylvia....and lOVE the header!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great images and great quotes. We all have many blessings.

forgetmenot said...

Nothing dull about that sky---simply beautiful!!! And, 80 degrees--that would be a cold front moving through here. We just recorded our 46 day of 100+ temperatures for the year. It has certainly been a long, hot summer. Have a lovely weekend. Mickie :)

Team G Square said...

simply superb

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

Stunning, wonderful colours. A x

Tammie Lee said...

so very beautiful

Peg said...

What an absolutely gorgeous sunset!

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Gorgeous topaz colours to your sky images this week. The new banner is my favorite one so far, what a wonderful and lighthearted smile it brings forth~

JM said...

This is one of those posts you simply can't decide which shot is your favourite. They're all fantastic!

Vinni said...

The sky looks wonderful and I love the golden rays.

Thanks for dropping by.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh gosh -- those ARE dramatic skies. And if those shots are from your office window, you really moved to an absolutely perfect place. Wow.

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