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Thursday, October 13, 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.

We have had a little of everything this week -- once again! From driving rain, and dark, brooding skies, to gorgeous sunsets, and fantastic cloud formations and blue skies and, of course, all of those are the backdrop for the changing colors! It has been beautiful! 

Hope you all have a wonderful week with lots of love and laughter and beauty!!
Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.
Faith Baldwin
 Nature does nothing uselessly.
        Aristotle
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
       Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


The healthiest response to life is joy.
Deepak Chopra
 

60 comments:

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

oh my, those shots are absolutely outstanding, dear Sylvia!

what a great start to the day!

so thank you for that!

betty

anni said...

have a wonderful cloudless day !

ladyfi said...

Wow - you've certainly had some magical skies! Love these shots - the last one is fabulous!

Gillian Olson said...

The last shot is amazing.

Martha Z said...

I like the shot of your mountain, just catching first light.

Karen said...

I love your view Sylvia. Such gorgeous skies, and well, the last shot...breathtaking! Have a great weekend!

Rajesh said...

Gorgeous views of the sky of amazing variety.

ewok1993 said...

gorgeous skies sylvia.

have a lovely weekend.

Gary said...

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

Pearl Maple said...

Beatuiful views Slyvia, and your blog banners are the cutest things

Riet said...

Hi Sylvia. Beautiful skies, the first one is so special of color and the last one with the light on the mountain, fantastic.
Have a nice weekend.

Steffi said...

Fantastic different skies,Sylvia!Have a nice weekend!

TexWisGirl said...

beautiful, sylvia! that 2nd photo was so powerful!!!

Carver said...

Beautiful shots Sylvia. We've had a bit of everything this week too.

VALKYRIEN said...

Wonderful shots of the sky! The last picture is so beautiful, the sun hitting the mountain with all warm colors - amazing!

Ebie said...

Mt Rainer on the glow, with a hint of white!

Happy Sky Watching!

Carletta said...

You must smile every time you step out at those views! :)
Love the second shot - gorgeous!
The last one is breathtaking!!!
Have a splendid weekend Sylvia.

raf said...

Beautiful all, Sylvia! Especially like those pastels in the first one - reminds me of a Maxfield Parrish painting. As always, thanks for the great job you, Sandy and Wren are doing.

Kim, USA said...

Wow all your sky photos are stunning!

Sky Watch

EG Wow said...

I LOVE the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross quote! SO TRUE! Beautiful skies this week, Sylvia!

Lina Gustina said...

Love your shots and quotes :)

http://www.womenandperspectives.com/2011/10/sky-watch-bright-morning-at-airport.html

Gaelyn said...

That last shot of Rainier is So Awesome!

If there's one thing to expect of the sky in Seattle, it's constant change.

J Bar said...

Beautiful skies.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

J Bar said...

Beautiful skies.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Dianne said...

I love your sky photos Sylvia - always a delight! xx

joo said...

This mountain in the last photo is absolutely fabulous, and I love the quotation from Chopra!
Happy SWF, Sylvia!
Hugs
J.

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Amazing shot the last one Sylvia!
Happy SWF!

clairz said...

Although I'm always partial to mountain shots like yours, I love the colors in that first photograph, Sylvia!

Ms. Becky said...

hello Sylvia - I laughed out loud when I saw that header! it's so appropriate. your skies are gorgeous, never mind the weather, and I love the Aristotle quote. it's perfect. happy day to you.

Terrebel said...

Wonderful shots, Sylvia!

I missed coming to see all those wonderful Sjywatch-posts but now I'm back!


Your pics make me feel so welcome...thanks!

Terrence looks at the sky

ρομπερτ said...

Second and last pictures are indeed wonderful and a joy for the sense of sight.
Please have a good Friday.

daily athens

Al said...

Gorgeous Skywatch photos, Sylvia - I'm glad you're still getting some nice weather, so enjoy it while you can. Have a great weekend!

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful skywatch photos, Sylvia! The quotes are lovely choices too. The last shot with the mountaintop is one of my favorites. I hope you have a great weekend and happy skywatching.

Lesley said...

i wish we had such a lovely mountain. (I wish we had a mountain!)

George said...

I thought nothing could top your first picture. Then I got to the last one. Both are fabulous. (The ones in the middle are pretty great, too.)

thomas said...

Well taken and well said,
enjoyed your beautiful shots.

My SWF

Indrani said...

Little bit of everything is fantastic. It makes life complete.

SandyCarlson said...

That last quote sure captures you and your blog!

lotusleaf said...

These are what we call 'Calender quality' shots! The topmost picture is resplendent with autumn colours.

Angie said...

Fantastic!!! Would indeed make a wonderful Calender (Vistaprint)

James said...

Awesome photos Sylvia! Very powerful images!

Hildred and Charles said...

As always, Sylvia, your photos are incredibly beautiful, - as is the quote by Kubler-Ross.

That we should spend a lifetime kindling the flame for the times of darkness....

hitchwriter said...

stunning !

magiceye said...

wonderful captures all!

Ann said...

I see the yellow school bus in your header photo.

Gattina said...

At least you have a beautiful variety of skies, for the moment it's rather boring here !

Sridharan said...

Excellent quotes , worth reading many times..!

Reader Wil said...

Your header is always a treat for your visitors! Your photos give new meanings to the quotations you use. Thanks for your wise words. I wish you a beautiful autumn weekend!

Stewart M said...

Hi there - the mountain shot is my fav! I think it must be wonderful to be able to see the mountain - assuming it’s not raining! ;)

Cheers - Stewart M

Leovi said...

Beautiful all, my favorite is the first with this fantastic light, but all your skies are always spectacular. Sylvia. Hope you Have a wonderful weekend!

RuneE said...

Someone set fire to those clouds in the first photo! :-)

Have a nice weekend.

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

Joyful...the Mountain Photo and the quote...love it. All are spectacular. So good to hear from you Sylvia. The Sandhills shots were from the Crane Sandhills. The Monahans Sandhills is still a State Park. Since it is not on my way home, I haven't been there in a long time. Crane on the other hand is on my way home from Monahans, so stop there often for a photo shoot.

Hope you'll stop by my PhotoBlog for the Monarch Migration through Texas Shots. I got so lucky in shooting the butterflys. Have a great weekend....Sue

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great pics Sylvia, I really love the first one! Have a great weekend!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Great pics Sylvia, I really love the first one! Have a great weekend!

magda said...

Wonterful pictures Sylvia!!!
Have a nice weekend!

afanja said...

That's a great variety of skies, Sylvia.
I prefer the last one, because of the light and the colors. It's so dreamy ... I love it!
Have a wonderful weekend.

Mridula said...

Beautiful, the pictures as well as your new header.

JM said...

Your sky shots make me speechless, Sylvia!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Incredible today Sylvia! And I will never again complain about a dismal dark day -- I'll try to let my inner beauty shine ';>)

Colin Campbell said...

Lovely. All so beautiful and different.

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