My life has a superb cast but I can't figure out the plot.
~ Ashleigh Brilliant

Friday, November 23, 2012

SkyWatch Friday: Special Delivery

My husband is a UPS man, and since our house is on his route he stops by on his afternoon break to change his socks, refill his water bottle, grab a freshly baked muffin, or whatever - and to say hi! :-) On Tuesday afternoon when I heard his truck pull up I opened the front door to greet him and saw this ominous but intriguing cloud across the way...

Clouds on clouds, in volumes driven...
~ Thomas Love Peacock~

Clear and cloudy, at sunrise and sunset, by sunlight and moonlight,
the magnificent skies of the world are just a click away at... 


  1. Those clouds are on a mission.
    Jane x

  2. That looks almost like smoke coming up from the ground in the first one - wow!

  3. The clouds look so full and powerful. Very beautiful.

    It's nice BW can stop by during the day!

  4. Wow, that's quite a cloud! Ominous indeed! Very cool, though.

  5. Holy smokes! Glad nothing came of it ;-).

  6. I always enjoy seeing what Mother Nature does to the sky, always different.

  7. Jane ~ Not unlike the UPS man. :-)

    Barbara ~ I thought so too!

    Rose ~ It sure is, especially at this time of the year when I would hardly get to see him otherwise!

    Molly ~ I know, it was startling to open the door and see that, I thought we were in for it!

    Spud ~ "Holy smokes," lol (see Barbara's comment!) ;-) I'm glad too - at least, nothing came of it here!

    LindyLouMac ~ So do I. She's an artist of endless (sometimes quite wild) creativity who never sleeps!

  8. A strange looking cloud here.

  9. It looks like a typhoon, what a Mehitable Day.


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