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Friday, August 26, 2011

Weekend Reflections

Weekend Reflections is hosted by James each week beginning Friday at 11 AM Eastern Standard Time. It's another wonderful way of opening your eyes to new and different kinds of beauty. Click on the web address under the blog title and sign up to play with us! 


Summer was late in coming, but we have had such beautiful weather the past week! And wouldn't you know? As soon as it reached 80 degrees everyone around here started complaining about the heat!! Ah, we humans are never satisfied!!  Wishing you all a beautiful weekend, safe from hurricanes and tornadoes, forest fires and flooding!!! It has been a year for it all!!
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Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones. Phillips Brooks
CONGRESS: The only "Distinctly Native American Criminal Class".
Mark Twain

37 comments:

Sivinden said...

Lovely reflections in the sea and through the vase.

Malyss said...

Here the week-end should "only" be hot.. At least, I hope so! :o)
Very serene pictures!
Have a nice week-end!

EG Wow said...

Reading Mark Twain's words makes me realize that Washington, D.C. hasn't changed a whole lot over the years. :)

George said...

Your pictures are great. I really like the red shadow in the last one. I also like that first quote.

Mama Zen said...

Complaining about the heat at 80 degrees? We had a cool front today, it's only 101!

I love the shot with the fish.

Sistertex said...

Again, love your banner, I like it even more than the previous ones!

Beautiful shots Sylvia....your site always leaves me with such a peaceful feeling.

Hugs - enjoy the weekend and be glad you are on the west coast and not the east! ;)

Ms. Becky said...

well first off, that new header really is super, what a nice tribute to Klaus. it's fantastic! and the reflections are wonderful too - that middle one is curious! always a pleasure Sylvia. happy day to you.

Francisca said...

How striking, this new header! A fitting tribute to Klaus! But complain about heat at 80F? Why that is downright COOL here! But whatever the temps your way, Sylvia, stay safe from Mother Nature's temper. We're expecting yet another typhoon to come close to us... sigh, it's a long weekend here, but no use going to the beach now.

Tina said...

Beautiful reflections :)

Emille said...

You always have spectacular pics, but the red glow of the vase is "it" for me:) Happy weekend!

Jack said...

Like the others, I am impressed by the beautiful header. Have a great weekend.

Nature Rambles said...

Beautiful as always. But the last picture took my breath away! It's not only just the reflection but the shadows, especially of the red vase, are fascinating!

Dorian Susan said...

Very nice new header. I have heard from a couple other posters about "klaus"...he must have been an inspiration to many.
Love that last reflection with the red coloring the artful fish. You also found some really stunning skies for sky watch. Happy weekend Sylvia.

TexWisGirl said...

love the turtle one with the glistening waters...

'Tsuki said...

The first one is very tricky, Sylvia : it looks like a windows cause we seem to be able to see through it things behind but those lines in the picture which are supposed to define the amounts of the window feel so strange...

I just love the red shadow in the last one.

Elisa said...

Have a nice weekend Sylvia!
Elisa, Argentina

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

The Weekend is coming, the Duchess of Shadows posts. Great images and quotes Sylvia. Have a great weekend!

James said...

Great reflections! I like the reflected red and the sunlight is so beautiful!

Leovi said...

A beautiful sky, excellent reflexes. happy weekend.

Woody said...

I like the boats randomly placed on the water, it's great!

Al said...

Wonderful shots - I love the alligator-like log! I'm glad to hear that you're finally getting good weather - summer here isn't going away. Normally we're cooling off by this time of year, and it's not unusual to see our first frost in the next three weeks. But not so far this year!

Sérgio Pontes said...

I love the light in the last photo

Regards

lotusleaf said...

I always love your coloured glass reflections. Mark Twain's words apply in India too!

Kim, USA said...

Awesome reflection and my fave is the second photo ^_^ Happy weekend!
Reflection

magiceye said...

beautiful captures as always!

SandyCarlson said...

Incredible reflections!

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Love the photos :) Nice work!

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♥ Braja said...

ooooooooooo love the red one!! I'm doing one now...gimme 10 mins!!!!

ladyfi said...

More lovely shots!

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Gine said...

Bravo pour le vase rouge ! On dirait que les poissons nagent dans son eau colorée ...

Sridharan said...

Great Quotes and beautiful pictures..!

DeeBee L. said...

Hope you are not on the path of Irene...we are told that it has been demoted to category 1 but it sounds still pretty horrendous taking into consideration that some districts of NY have been evacuated.
Take care, DeeBee

Team G Square said...

Wonderful and as beautiful as it can get

Gattina said...

I love the last picture the red and green look so nice together.

Ebie said...

The water reflections look like twinkling stars! Great captures!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Gorgeous -- your reflections are always uniquely yours! And uniquely beautiful.

Jenn Jilks said...

Delightful, as always. My condolences on the loss of Klaus. Cheers from bugs and butterflies!

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