Thursday, March 12, 2009

SkyWatch Friday #35

The rainclouds are (thankfully) darkening the Houston skies this week, offering hope for an end to — or at least some temporary relief from — the severe drought the region has been experiencing. So I'm remembering the beautiful skies we enjoyed on our last trip through central Texas:

Blue sky and windmill
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35 comments:

Tranquility said...

What a beautiful and peaceful setting!

Sylvia K said...

Great shot! lovely clouds and blue sky! Very peaceful! Thanks for sharing and Happy SWF!

Bradley Myers said...

Great photo, I hope you get your rain.

Photo Cache said...

beautiful. so texas is having drought too. we here in the sf bay area will have water rationing in summer :(

Mary said...

How nice to see blue skies. THis is our first day with them in a while.. yours are very pretty. :)

Carver said...

That's a lovely shot. I like the sky but also the landscape. Lovely.

Texas Travelers said...

Great site.
I added you to my Nature Sites favorites.

We are back to blogging after a few months layoff.

I'll be back later and visit a little longer.

Come visit anytime,
Troy and Martha

Tarolino said...

Beautiful. I like the little windmill (?) in the center. It does look dry on the ground. Hopefully rain is on the horizon for you.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

I hope hose clouds drop some of that moisture on you for sure!

SandyCarlson said...

Power takes many shapes. Nice photo!

bowledover said...

Nice picture you have shown us, thank you.
I hope the rain comes soon.

Guy D said...

Excellent photo of a beautiful location.

Have a great weekend!
Guy
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imac said...

Super shot, and well captured.

Jeri said...

Beautiful photo, very calming.

NovaS said...

amazing sky, so clear and warm...

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Rose said...

I do hope you get some rain out of these clouds.

Love that windmill...

Babooshka said...

Idylic landscape ready for rain.

Ken Reynolds said...

Greetings from Dallas! I can't even begin to describe how much this photo speaks to me! I love, love, love scenes like this. One day I hope to travel Texas extensively and seek out all the different scenes like this that I can find. Amazing job!

B Squared said...

We are having the driest winter on record. Our rainy season does not begin for another 2 1/2 months. Pray for rain.

Brit' Gal Sarah said...

Nice capture!

Deb said...

oh that is so pretty, love the windmill! well I am from Texas

Deslilas said...

As beautiful as "a Perfect world "from Clint Eastwood !
Thanks

*Niina* said...

Beautiful photo! Thank you for sharing! Happy SWF and greetings from a winter wonderland, Sweden!

Greensboro Daily said...

Thank you for reminding us of the power of windmills!
Congrats on being #1 on the Skywatch list.

T and S said...

I came to your blog from sky watch.

You have a wide variety of cool bird images on your blog...Thomas

Debbie @Like a Rose said...

Beautiful sky and the windmill may be the symbol of hope for our energy future! Great photo.

Hilda said...

The windmill just makes this photo!

I'm sorry to hear about your drought, but I'm glad that relief seems to be on its way.

Happy Sky Watching!

Tess said...

Beautiful shot! gorgeous SWF!

MaineBirder said...

Excellent photo! Looks like a great place for birding.

twobarkingdogs said...

Was it very quiet, too? What a lovely spot and a great blue sky, too!

Caprice- said...

Lovely picture of the windmill against the blue sky. We are finally getting a break from rain and I am glad so my horses and sheep aren't out in the horrible weather. I hope you get some rain though- sounds like you need it.
Caprice

Dirk said...

Great picture, great picture, well captured.

martie said...

Oh - that is a beautiful composition! The sky is gorgeous - made more so by the trees and that terrific windmill!

nazeee said...

this is really nice... i like the depth of field shown here
hope it rains soon

The Write Girl said...

Hi Kyle,

Beautiful shot of the sky. I love the landscape. So serene and picturesque. What a great picture for SWF.

Take care