Thursday, June 09, 2011

Beauty and Grace

"Beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will sense them. The least we can do is try to be there." Annie Dillard
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And click the link to Sky Watch Friday where bloggers from all over share in the fun of showing the many moods of the sky from their part of the globe. A card from the Tattered Angels collection using their new paint systems and a canvas using a resist techiques. 

 

42 comments:

Bayside Rose said...

A beautiful and graceful image to say the least. Just gorgeous.

Pam x

mrich2500 said...

Great picture...such a true saying!

beachcomber said...

beautiful photo!
cheryl x

Rajesh said...

Gorgeous sky.

Lesley said...

billowing comes to mind. billowing mountains of cloud. this must have been exciting to see.

ladyfi said...

Magnificent shot.

Carver said...

That's a lovely shot. I like the hint of pink and the tree in front. The whole image works so well.

LauraX said...

so lovely Mandy...to color, the gentle arch of the tree...beautiful.

aka Penelope said...

I like how the sun brushed a bit of pink onto the horizon in your photo. I agree with the quote. Art is all around if we open our eyes to it. :)

Steffi said...

Great photo and words,Mandy!Thank you for it!Have a nice weekend!

nonizamboni said...

Perfect sky to illustrate Annie Dillard's wise words.
Happy SKYwatch

Kim, USA said...

Great photo and love the quote!
SWF

Sylvia K said...

Gorgeous skies and beautiful words as well! Superb capture for the day, Mandy! Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy!

Sylvia

Liza said...

Breathtaking view. Happy sky watching!

Liz @ A Simple Life

Photo Cache said...

another delightful shot.

My sky is here

EG Wow said...

This photo has an unusual beauty that I like very much. Bravo!

Jidhu Jose said...

beautiful shot


My Skywatch Friday

Karine said...

A lovely shot! Trees do always add grace to pictures :o)

Karen said...

A superb shot, love the tree silhouette in the foregrond!

Kay L. Davies said...

Exquisite, Mandy.
— K

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

eileeninmd said...

Lovely quote and sky! Beautiful capture! Happy skywatching, Mandy!

Light and Voices said...

Graceful, peaceful....wonderful shot.
Joyce M

forgetmenot said...

Beautiful clouds with the sun adding that glow of pink to the top--just lovely. Have a nice weekend. Mickie :)

♥♥ Willa ♥♥ said...

What a very serene view!

Thanks for visiting my Sky Watch Friday entry.

eden said...

Simply gorgeous!

Have a beautiful weekend.

http://graceolsson.com/blog said...

GREAT QUOTE, PEARL

Gorgeous shot.

Have a great weekend

Red Nomad OZ said...

What a perfect match between photo and quote - and the colours you've captured are sensational!

Dropped in to say 'hi' after seeing your profile on Jidhu's blog. Have a great weekend!

Tracy said...

"try to be there"... oh, yes... I love that! I so enjoy your Friday views and quotes, Mandy! Happy Weekend ((HUGS))

Gary said...

Great picture of an interesting sky!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Jess-The Whimsical Butterfly said...

Such a GORGEOUS shot!

FjÀllripan said...

So beautiful photo!

Regina said...

Gorgeous sky!
Happy weekend.
" Regina "

Tiff said...

What a stunning image! X

Connie said...

love the picture~

Wren said...

Beautiful, beautiful photo and I love the words by Annie Dillard.

Leanne J said...

wow.. just droppin in to say a HUGE thanks for your lovin on my blog and facebook..yay.. thanks..

i LOVE your photos at the start of each post..and YEP i am definately NOW a follower... woohoo.

ladyfi said...

What a stunning shot!

Linda Manning Findley said...

Mandy love this ... I am a totally green person but the theme of this is also one of my favs ... Linda F

cat lacigale said...

Your blog is fabulous ! Great projects here ! Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving a message. It is always a great pleasure to discover new artists ! And you are one !

Missusg said...

love the photos!!!

Splendid Little Stars said...

lots of beautiful quotes and photos on your blog. This is one of them!

Tanyah Payne said...

these are gorgeous mandy! xx :)