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Thursday, October 27, 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

Chillier temps this week, more colors as Fall continues to spread across Washington and Seattle! Because of more GRAY, too, you have to be a little more alert to catch lovely and colorful skies, but they're there if you look hard enough. Hope you're all enjoying a great week with lovely colors and beautiful skies!! 

 We must be the change we want to see. 
 Mahatma Gandhi
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
 Theodore Roosevelt
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that’s all.
 Oscar Wilde
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
 Indira Gandhi


Happy Autumn!!

And a beautiful weekend!

66 comments:

gigihawaii said...

Your sunset shots put mine to shame.

clairz said...

Good thing this isn't a contest--I wouldn't know which of your pictures to choose as my favorite. I have to say, though, that first one is really exquisite.

ladyfi said...

Oh, what great colours in your stunning skies! Love the leaves too... Autumn is so delicious.

CONNIES THOUGHTS FROM THE HEART 11 said...

Loved it, it has all been wonderful.Thanks. connie

Mama Zen said...

All of these are gorgeous!

Arija said...

Week to week your skies get more colourful with incredible lighting and clouds, wow do you do it?
Isn't this world wonderful, I wallow in the glory of sprig here while also wallowing in the wonders of autumn in the global community of blogland.

Thank you for your kind thoughts.

George said...

We've had warm temperatures this week, and our skies haven't been nearly this beautiful. Thanks for sharing your gorgeous skies, and have a great weekend.

Antonette said...

Hi Sylvia!

May I say that I think all of your SWF shots are just gorgeous! I hope your weekend is fabulous just like you.

~Antonette

TexWisGirl said...

i so love the soft swirls in the first photo!

Steffi said...

Wonderful set of SWF photos and great words,Sylvia!I like all photos!Have a nice weekend!

Liza said...

Once again you've given us terrific photos. Happy sky watching.

Skywatch

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Thank you Sylvia -- you too!

(Beautiful golden Autumn skies).

Gary said...

Grand Skies!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Rajesh said...

Terrific views of the sky with wonderful quotes.

Carver said...

Gorgeous sky shots and I love seeing your changing headers.

Ann said...

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that’s all.
Oscar Wilde

This is great advice. Am I living or existing?

Now I live for blogging.

EG Wow said...

Gorgeous sky shots, Sylvia. And I agree that most people just exist. Have a fabulous weekend!

Elisabeth said...

Fabulous images, as always, Sylvia...absolutely gorgeous! Hope you have a super weekend. :-)

VioletSky said...

Beautiful! I really like the swirls in the first sky.

hannah said...

You will be the clear winner in any smile competition. Funny, you look so 'sober' in your profile icon, that I was quite surprised to see these gorgeous wide smiles in you headers lately.
Love the quotes and the skies.

Tina´s PicStory said...

fantastic! these colors are amazing :)

Martha Z said...

Thank you for sharing more lovely sky views and thoughtful quotes.

nonizamboni said...

Grand skies, indeed! Your photos really do them justice--love your quotes too.
Happy weekend, Sylvia-with-the-beautiful-smile

Ms. Becky said...

your skies are ALWAYS the loveliest, no matter gray or blue. I hope you're enjoying autumn, and happy weekend to you Sylvia!

ewok1993 said...

beautiful collection of skies. we have chilly mornings and very pleasant day temps at 70s.

Riet said...

oh wow Sylvia. Your sky photo's are stunning.And I always love the quotes. Have a nice weeken

VALKYRIEN said...

So beautiful images! These are wonderful, colors, landscape - all of it!

aka Penelope said...

Love the quote about not being able to “shake hands with a clenched fist”. It sends a common sense message that would be a great mantra in any negotiations around the world. Gandhi certainly had a way with words. He painted a picture everyone could understand but still cannot seem to implement.

Jeannelle said...

Beautiful! Happy skywatching!

Kay L. Davies said...

Hilarious header, Sylvia, and gorgeous skies.
(Where DO you find those turtles, anyway?)

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

Dianne said...

Wonderful skies in different moods - love the very top pic with that bit of swirly stormy appearance.
Enjoy your week-end Sylvia. xx

Quiet Paths said...

You always have the most fantastic cloud shots.

Sérgio Pontes said...

The photos are very nice Sylvia

Maria said...

Oh how lovely, Sylvia ~ all of it, the clouds, the skies and the bright red leaves!
~Happy Weekend~

*Maria

Gill - That British Woman said...

a lovely collection of photos there,

Gill in Canada

eileeninmd said...

Sylvia, you captured lovely colors in your skies. Beautiful photos. I hope you have a lovely weekend and happy skywatching!

SandyCarlson said...

All so Wildely beautiful! Gorgeous thoughts and breathtaking skies!

Pretty Life Online said...

great catch for SWF!!!! Up above the world.... Happy TGIF! Hoping you can visit my skywatch post.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

What luscious swirls and twirls in that first shot!


STARFALL

In the sky the stars shine bright
Not by day, but through the night.
Should the stars begin to fall,
There would be no sky at all!


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Gorgeous sky shots. Love all the beauty in the clouds.

Hildred and Charles said...

Lovely post, Sylvia.

forgetmenot said...

Sylvia, You have "out done" yourself this week for Skywatch. Absolutely gorgeous skies--each and every one. And, those quotes--just wonderful. Each one had an important message. Always a joy to come by your blog. Have an great weekend. Hugs, Mickie (Your header is great!!!).

Arti said...

Just awesome... The pics are all beautiful and the quotes complete the post... Wish Happy Diwali and Joyful New Year to you and your family Sylvia :-)

AL said...

Wooooohooooooooo a burst of sunlight!

Indrani said...

Amazing cloud formations and colors!
I didn't know Indira Gandhi's quote... interesting!

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Those skies are exquisite! I saw some beautiful layers of clouds as I sped home on the jet-plane today. Thanks always for your encouraging words of friendship, mon amie.

Bises,
Genie

magiceye said...

comforting skies!
beautifully captured!

Gillian Olson said...

Beautiful sky shots.

Ebie said...

Your photos and quotes are always an inspiration.

But the main attraction is your blog header!

Kim, USA said...

The skies are awesome and my favorite is number one ^_^ Happy Friday!

Bridge and Sky

Lakshmi said...

Lovely lovely skies..just mesmerized by the colours

Leovi said...

I really like them all, spectacular skies with a delicious light as we are accustomed. A beautiful weekend!

Gattina said...

The first picture is amazing ! The clouds look like a floating veil !

JTG (Misalyn) said...

Glorious skies! I personally like the 3rd and 4th photos. Happy weekend!

NatureFootstep said...

apart from that first stunning sky shot I really enjoyed your header today. Brought a big smile to my face. :)

Pearl Maple said...

Beautiful captures Sylvia, the ligthing and views are so pretty. Thanks for your kind comments on my post earlier.

Icy BC said...

My goodness, these are gorgeous sky photos! The colors and cloud formations, well...out of this world.

Sandy said...

I love your skies and quotes, both are beautiful. Have a great weekend.

Pieces of Sunshine said...

A variety of clouds and colours this week Syvlva. I love the encouragement Skywatch is to keep and eye on the skies which we often take for granted.

Tanya said...

you've captured some gorgeous skies there!

afanja said...

It's a wonderful series again, Sylvia.
I prefer the first photo this time. The shadows of the clouds are awesome.
Have a wonderful weekend!

moe lauher said...

Thanks for your beautiful postings and for the work you do to help others bloggers.

Francisca said...

YOU sure looked hard enough, Sylvia! Super collection of skies. And some of my favorite quotes... by some of the wisest.

Pietro said...

Enchanting skies, Sylvia!

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Clouds, any clouds, your clouds, all clouds, even rain clouds, make me happy. Have a beautiful weekend Sylvia!

raf said...

Don't know how I missed that top photo last week, Sylvia. It is an incredible capture! As if it's right off Vincent's easel.

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