I miss you Sam!!

I miss you Sam!!
I miss you Sam!!

Thursday, July 5, 2012

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 and I. 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! I was hoping to have photos of the fireworks that can be seen from our roof, however, Sam Schnauzer is terrified of the noise and goes into panic mode if he thinks I'm going to leave him!! We've had clear, beautiful skies for a couple of days now and some marvelous sunsets and I'm afraid I'll have to do with those!! Hope all of you had a terrific 4th of July!

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
Rose Kennedy
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
Jimmy Carter

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
Theodore Roosevelt

56 comments:

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Beautiful skies Sylvia, the last one looks a little ominous. We've had 21C and blue skies for the last five days and we're right in the middle of winter, doesn't seem right does it!!

Icy BC said...

Wow..your sky photos are spectacular!

Beautiful view, but honestly, I was distracted by your header, and your superwoman outfit..I chuckled so hard that my stomach hurts :-)

Karen said...

Fabulous captures Sylvia! Love the wispy clouds in the 2nd.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Sorry about your puppy. You couldn't leave him. Our dogs don't like the fireworks either.

I love the Theodore Roosevelt quote!

ladyfi said...

Beautiful skies!

Poor Sam though...

Susie of Arabia said...

Hi Sylvia - Hope you had a good 4th. Catching up on your pretty pics and prose. I've missed you!

Dianne said...

oh wow!! I love feathery clouds and these are all beautiful

Hope sends hugs
and so do I

TexWisGirl said...

love the 2nd one. sorry for sam, though!

Pam :) said...

Its nice to see beautiful skies after the storms we have had lately.

Thanks for sharing yours, Sylvia.
Hugs

Steffi said...

Fantastic photos of different skies,Sylvia!Thank you for sharing and have a nice weekend!

Rajesh said...

Wonderful images of lovely sky. Have a nice weekend.

Carver said...

Wonderful shots of the beautiful sky Sylvia.

Kusum said...

Beautiful sky pictures. I missed 4th of July fireworks this year! Hope to see some pictures.

Vita Stunder said...

Amazing captures!

Have a great weekend!

Pearl Maple said...

fireworks and animals just dont' mix do they

nice views of your sky this week

Gary said...

Beautiful skies, and the header is great. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Randi said...

Dramatic and beautiful, Sylvia. Love to read your lovely quotes.

Carletta said...

The second one is like angels spreading their wings and dancing in the skies - lovely shots Sylvia!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

A lovely post; I hope Sam has recovered from last night's traumas....

The header is great -- after you get some blue skies, maybe you could send your friends to Colorado and Montana with some rain ;>)

Annemor said...

Thank you for wonderful words and pictures.
I've enjoyed both, as usual.
Happy SkyWatching.
Mormor Norway.

http://www.starbear.no/mormor/2012/07/05/himmelsk-absolutt-himmelsk/

Mama Zen said...

Beautiful shots!

Photo Cache said...

gorgeous shots again sylvia. the larger format of photos make it even more lovely.

My sky is here

HansHB said...

A great sky post. Lovely clouds makes the sky so dramatic!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Wonderful sweep of sky colours! So love the moods in the first photo!

Kim, USA said...

Beautiful summer skies. Love it Sylvia. Thanks for the visit.

Kim,USA

eileeninmd said...

Lovely skies, Sylvia, I am glad your friends brought you some sunshine. We watched the fireworks from New York on TV. My Goldie Girl does not like the noises either. Beautiful photos, thanks for sharing your skies. Have a Happy weekend.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Beautiful Sky post, Sylvia... I especially love that middle photo. The coloring is awesome in that picture. Thanks!
Hugs,
Betsy

Terrebel said...

Impressive, Sylvia! I especially like the last picture. As a creature of the night I'm attracted to the darker side of life...;-)

Have a good weekend!

Terrence looks at the sky

vincibene said...

Fantastic!

Linda Reeder said...

It's nice to not have to sky watch for a change. Until yesterday I was frequently checking the radar weather map on Weather Underground, to see if I could get a walk in without getting rained on.
Now it's all blue!

Meoww said...

The sky photos are excellent, but i was captivated by the saying by Teddy Roosevelt :)

Arija said...

Your skies, as always are full of wonder.
Have a super weekend my dear friend.

Judy said...

The middle one is my favourite... I love the colours!

Jack said...

Three very different skies today, Sylvia. Washington's sky is a lot different from what I see in Connecticut.

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous! Have a happy weekend and happy sky watching!

My Skyshot

Jim said...

Beautiful skies found.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Hildred and Charles said...

Splendid pictures and wise words. Thank you for all you do for Skywatch, Sylvia.

George said...

You've given us some beautiful skies again this week. I especially like your second picture. I hope you have a great weekend.

Pat said...

Exquisite sky shots, Sylvia. I feel sorry for all the dogs who were scared by the booms, but I do love fireworks. It sounded like a war zone all around my sister's house (illegal fireworks, but no one turns anyone else in).

My favorite photo is the second one with the wispy pale coral clouds. Have a wonderful weekend.

Ebie said...

Hi Sylvia its wonderful to be back blogging, missing your skies!

I'm OK, but its too hectic at work. Hope to be back in full swing!

Lina Gustina said...

You have lovely skies, Sylvia.
Fireworks is always lovely to see, yet scared to hear :)
Thanks for your visit, happy Friday...

www.womenandperspectives.com

cieldequimper said...

So much better than boring blue, eh? :-)

I love that header, I can't wait to fly over those mountains again!

Leovi said...

Some pictures with a beautiful landscape and beautiful skies. The last is my favorite.

This is Belgium said...

great photos and great quotes to go with them
have an excellent friday !
anni

Stewart M said...

I like the texture in that first picture.

Stewart M - Australia

Cezar and Léia said...

They are all precious images, thanks so much for sharing!
Léia

kanak7 said...

Your sky shots are truly beautiful! No colour in our skies at the moment...mostly dark and ominous!

Enrique G.A. said...

Sylvia Beautiful shots!

afanja said...

I love the dark clouds in your last photo, but the fantastic shapes and colours in the second photo are really stunning.
I hope you have a great weekend.

Weekend-Windup said...

Beautiful shots !!!

EG CameraGirl said...

Beautiful sky shots, Sylvia!

Francisca said...

Our dog didn't like the noise of fireworks either. But these are no "make do" skies, Sylvia! Glad you got a break from the rains. And your header... ooohlala! :-D

NixBlog said...

Marvellous captures as we have come to expect from you, Sylvia! Hope you are hale and hearty!

sceneoftranquility said...

Great skies here,always enjoyed the beauty in my visits.

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Your skies are wonderful Sylvia. I have only been particiapting as best i could in 2 memes, but will try and get back here on a regualr basis. It has been a difficult few months, but hoping things will soon get better~

JM said...

Gorgeous colours in those skies... Super Sylvia! :-)))

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