Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Look UP!!!

The skies are spectacular here in Florida each day. We start some days with a clear sky but then the summer clouds build.

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I decided to show you these photos without tweaking them at all.

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These are straight out of my camera…

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just amazing!

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And when you look up, you may see a kite flying overhead.

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They are such graceful birds and spend the summer months here in Florida.

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It’s nice to look around (or UP) and find the beauty that surrounds you, don’t you think?

Happy Fourth of July!!!

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Have a safe and happy day everyone!

43 comments:

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

Happy 4th to you!! enjoy it! ( :

awesome clouds!

Musings from Kim K. said...

We've been enjoying all the different type of cloud formations while on our trip. Gorgeous pictures. Wishing you a blessed and festive 4th of July!

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Your first picture looks like the Ocala area!! NICE area and lovely clouds!

Sharon Calvert said...

Glorious! Happy 4th to you and yours as well ... (and is your cottage really lavender??)

Hugs from Alabama,
Sharon

Jennifer Gail said...

Love cloud looking. I bought some lavender this Spring and thought of you. It's blooming:)

Terri said...

Happy 4th to you and yours- those are some fantastic clouds!

Linda Walker said...

Wow! Just beautiful! We have not had blue sky in a while...just rain and more rain. Lots of flooding.
Linda
sewwhat!

Vee said...

Wow. Lots of beauty UP there! The shading and gradation of light is spectacular! Your home is looking very festive for the 4th of July! A happy one to you and Mr. L.Dreams!

Joyce Mayer said...

Happy 4th of July.

Hi Wendy. How are you?

Hugs,
Prudence♥

Elizabeth said...

Beautiful, when I am bike riding in the afternoon the sky is always so beautiful,wish I could take pics and ride at the same time!

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

What a beautiful blue sky! Happy
4th!!

Diane said...

Very interesting clouds. Funny how the sky looks different in different parts of the country. Happy 4th to you too!

Becca said...

Very beautiful photographs! I love a sky with clouds...I think it's boring to just see blue. I love the thought of your afternoon Florida rain/storms I just don't think I could take the humidity living in the desert for so long! Happy 4th to you!

Jane and Chris said...

Absolutely beautiful skies!
Happy July 4th to our neighbours.
Jane x

Daphne Bryson said...

Good Afternoon Diane, What spectacular skies you have in Florida.
When you mentioned that you can occasionally see a kite in the sky, I thought you meant a kite which children fly in the sky and because I had that thought fixed in my mind, I was surprised when I saw the bird. It is strange how our brains work.
Enjoy your holiday tomorrow.
Best Wishes
Daphne

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Beautiful sky! We have been having so much rain this summer...sigh! Enjoy your 4th of July. hugs, Linda

It's Just Dottie said...

When I was a little girl my grandmother would read
the newspaper early, early every morning as the sun came and watch the sky. She taught to do that too. She was watching for Jesus to appear in the clouds . She long ago went to be with Him. Now I watch for Him!!
Smiles. Dottie

TexWisGirl said...

lovely and powerful!

cucki said...

So sweet..
Happy 4 th July to you all x

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Gorgeous! I see pictures in the clouds. Have a wonderful holiday Diane.

cynthia lee designs said...

Beautiful photos!!
Have a Happy 4th of July.
If we are going to see fireworks...it has to be tonight, because we have rain coming for the next several days.
hugs,
Cindy

Curtains in My Tree said...

I just love looking at clouds and try to get my grandsons to watch them with me, they just don't see what I see in cloud watching

your pictures are great of the clouds

Chel C said...

Happy 4th July!! Your cloud shots are amazing, the white is so crisp against the gorgeous blue! Some things are too perfect to tweak. Take care. Chel x

Donna said...

Those are beautiful skies and photos!

Susan said...

Beautiful skies--Happy 4th Sis, XOXO

Shelia said...

Beautiful skies filled with clouds! Have a wonderful 4th, Diane!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Heart Vintage Design said...

Great photos! Love the clouds. We were in Sarasota today and had rain. The grasss was so green, just another great part of living in our tropical paradise.

Noelle the dreamer said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing Diane and wishing you and your loved ones a Happy Fourth of July!

Pamela Gordon said...

I love cloud and sky watching Diane. Your photos are fantastic of the clouds over you. Have a wonderful holiday tomorrow. Blessings, Pamela

debra @ HOMESPUN said...

we are very much on the same page this week ! I LOVE your cloud photos and I had just taken a few the other day to post next week or so...we have had storms rolling through and then clearing skies and in between skies that seem to just declare the Glory of God and you have the same there... as in you do not have the same clouds that I do here in western pa but similar! and the appreciation of the beauty and wonder :) I so enjoyed this post of yours :)

Cherry's Prairie Primitives said...

Love those beautiful clouds!!

annie said...

I love your photos, nothing like cloud pics. They bring out the kid in me & I am amazed by their beauty. Happy Independence Day!

annie said...

I love your photos, nothing like cloud pics. They bring out the kid in me & I am amazed by their beauty. Happy Independence Day!

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams said...

You have the most beautiful skies...and clouds.

Jen

Carol Z said...

Beautiful photos. Wishing you a very happy Fourth!

Happy@Home said...

Oh so that's what a beautiful blue sky looks like. Ha! It's been a long time since we've seen that in NC. Be glad you're in Florida now.
Hope you have a wonderful 4th of July.

Ivy and Elephants said...

Have a wonderful and blessed 4th of July!
Hugs,
Patti

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Lovely cloud photos. Aren't you glad you aren;t on the panhandle....they're getting slammed today (as are we)....it's pouring here!

Happy Fourth!

xo,
RJ

Chatty Crone said...

Those pics were gorgeous! sandie

koralee said...

Happy 4th of July...your cloud images are stunning. xox

Memphis Steve said...

I love good sky photos! I don't know why, but I always have. These are spectacular.

CJ STITCHING AND BLOOMS said...

Hello from Michigan.. I hope you both had a lovely 4th of July Holiday. Wonderful cloud photos. Hugs Judy

Martha@SeasideSimplicity said...

Hope you had a wonderful 4th. We pretty much got rained out here but it did stop just in time for the fireworks :)