Friday, February 04, 2011

Skywatch Friday & Friday Flash 55 - No Snow in Those Clouds - February 4, 2011

Morning sky, the sun shines through,
With pleasing patches showing blue,
No chilling cold or ice or snow,
Just sun to warm the earth below.

Our thoughts are with our frozen nation,
We can sense their great frustration,
Immobilized by drifts of snow,
Stranded motorists, who cannot go.

Weather God, on our knees, mercy please!

Carmen Henesy

Copyright (c) Carmen Henesy
February 3, 2011

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  1. Well Carmen Electra?
    Are you gonna come tell me or NOT?
    I'm waiting patiently...zzzzzzzzzzzz
    Most Excellent 55 My Friend.
    The Weather Gods are in Boca Raton at their Condo this week.
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

  2. Mercy is right! It's been a tough year. Glad we live in California.
    Cheers, jj

  3. this is a dramatic sky.

  4. I really wish God hears your prayers. And sun never never goes.



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  5. Fantastic shot of the rays through the clouds.

  6. Hi Carmen,
    just came across yours via Bhavesh's blog.
    Congrats on your poem!!!
    That's a lovely poem!!!
    Do drop by mine sometime. :)
    An award and a Cheetah Outfit
    Lesser Known Trichy

  7. Hello RNSANE.
    The rays will light up the life.
    Even if it is any kind of way. . .

    Thank you for your visit.
    Good weekend.

  8. Nice 55er -- glad I am in the banana belt out here in the Pacific Northwest, although it has been cold & sunny..but not frigid and freezing snowy cold.

    have a nice warm week end.


  9. Anonymous6:26 AM

    We still got ice.

  10. what a great 55 for so many miserably cold people across the land, however i have yet to see a poem dedicated to those of us who love the snow, clod and ice, i love being snowed in at home, i love being home with my family and some hot cocoa and making snow monsters!! love this weather and thank you weather gods, we needed this moisture to soak up in our lands this will make for a lush green spring and summer

  11. Hi Carmen! Sorry for the absence…
    Wonderful shot; great that the blizzard didn't reach you...

    Well, it seems that Egypt is becoming a risky place to visit these days. So, let’s move and get to the other side of the Mediterranean: Côte d’Azur... Enjoy and have a great weekend!

  12. The blues such contrast with the white clouds. Well done, nice writing as always.

  13. Hi Carmen, this is very beautiful. Happy weekend!
    Sky Watch

  14. I love the last line, Carmen! Lovely photo.
    -- K

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

  15. beautiful skyshot and lovely clouds.

  16. Very dramatic sky.
    Thanks for your comments. I truly hope things work out for you.
    Keep hoping.....
    Maggie X

    Nuts in May

  17. I'm so ready for warm weather. It's cold here and I live in the south! Great 55!!

  18. There's an old song that goes, "Just be thankful for what you've got!" That's me.

  19. Mercy!!! Yes! It is cold, cold, cold!!!!

    Beautiful poem and picture!!!!!!!

  20. Magnificent photo, stunning poem. Thanks.

    All the best, Boonie

  21. I like this capture of sun's rays peeping out behind the clouds. Wonderful captures, a great poem to accompany the shot.

  22. definitely looking forward to the spring thaw

  23. G-Man -
    You'd better make friends with that Weather God in Boca Raton so you can visit and escape those snow storms in your neck of the woods!

    Joanna Jenkins -
    We are both transplants from elsewhere but I am so glad to call CA home!!

    Luna Miranda -
    I really loved this sky's one of my favorte so far!

    Irredento Urbanita -
    I think I'd get bored with constant sunshine! I actually like the rain but I don't like storms that paralyze the country and I hate being cold! I also hate sweltering in really high temperatures.

    Mitr Friend - Bhushavali -
    Thank you so much for visiting my blog. Bhavesh and his wife have become friends. I love India and cherish my many friends in this very special country.

    magiceye -
    It is amazing to see how paralyzed the country has been by this weather.

    ruma -
    I enjoyed your lovely snow pictures. It seemed so serene in the Japanese photos but created such havoc in our city scenes.

    joanny -
    We have been so fortunate, you and me, in our winter weathe. I haven't even donned a heavy coat once...sweaters have been enough for me!

    Abraham Lincoln -
    The coldest it's been in my San Francisco suburb is a couple of days down to 45 degrees. That's plenty cold enough!!

    clean and crazy -
    When I lived in the Boston area and didn't have to work, after my oldest son was born, I enjoyed the snow. Once I had to return to work and needed to drive in it every day, it ceased to be fun. Lake Tahoe vacations, in the Sierras, some four hours from San Francisco, are always wonderful bu, then, I come and go and am not inconvenienced by the snow on a daily basis.

    Trotter -
    I've been thinking about you as the Egypt situation has gotten so scary. It is really frightening to me how volatile things can get in such a short time. I am glad to see you heading elsewhere but am also glad you got to visit Egypt before all the chaos happened. Travel safely, my friend.

    Self Sagaciy -
    Hey, neigbor, always good to see you here. My oldest son, by the way, is working at the tennis tournament in San Jose this next couple of weeks. I may drive up to visit him. We should have lunch if I do or meet for coffee or something if I get up that way!

    Kim, USA -
    I've been lazy, thus far, all weekend. I do have to make "Korean Meatballs" as my donation for Superbowl Sunday though I'm off to hear jazz instead of watching the game.

    Kay L.Davies -
    Glad you liked my photo of the sun streaming through the clouds. I pulled off the freeway to shoot the picture!

    Maggie May -
    Please keep me in your prayers. I need all the help I can get.

    Caty -
    Mark Twain said, "The coldest winter I ever spent was summer in San Francisco." Still, we don't have winters like the rest of the country.

    thomas -
    I'm glad you liked my skyshot. Once in awhile, you luck into something really nice.

    Enchanted Oak -
    I was so disappointed not to be able to see you this week. I was looking forward to our vsit. Hope it will happen soon.

    Lisa -
    Hopefully, you have a nice fireplace and someone special to snuggle with in front of it.

    Bonnie S -
    Nice to have you visit and I'm glad you liked my poem.

    Indrani -
    Welcome, my Indian friend. It is always a joy to have you here.

    lime -
    When do you think the ice will melt??