Skywatch Friday: Spring's Asleep Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - January 08, 2009 Kind of grim.......until you step back and see that spring is here....but she is yet asleep.Skywatch Friday Skywatch Friday Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Devika Jyothi1:07 PMLovely shots and idea, Sandy..seems about to bloom, and lovely blue sky...just fabulous :)wishes, devikaReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPhoto Cache1:11 PMSeems like even the trees/buds are all ready to make this a short winter. I noticed that 5:30 pm is brighter than it should be this time.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyanthonynorth1:28 PMNot long to go. Spring will arive soon. Please!!!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyvincibene1:44 PMBeautiful view and blue sky!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMojo2:06 PM"Grim" isn't the word I'd use. I think "majestic" might actually fit better. What a wonderful collection of subjects you find.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAmias (ljm and liquidplastic)2:24 PMahhhh ...This is beautiful and inspiring. If I get writer's block, all I got to dois drop in on you!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLin Floyd3:20 PMlove the thought-spring is asleep. great photos to go along with the words, we are warm today which makes things want to start growing but spring is still aways off. it's the jan. thaw!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySteffi3:55 PMWow...great pictures!Happy SWF!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:58 PMHope the spring will be here soon! Great shots - happy SWF!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCloudia4:19 PMPerspective! Aloha-ReplyDeleteRepliesReplybobbie4:28 PMAhhhh I do like that second shot!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyimac4:33 PMGreat post Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplybowledover4:37 PMHappy New Year Sandy. I think that the buds on your tree are telling us that spring is just around the corner. I have my fingers crossed too.Lovely views thank you for sharing.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDewdrop4:45 PMHow beautiful... the words with the budding tree... spring is confused this year, from the appearance of it... actually all seasons.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnne-Berit5:00 PMIt`s way too early to talk about spring where I live in the north of Norway.Love your photos,beautiful blue sky.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLisa at Greenbow5:00 PMI have been noticing those buds on trees around here too. It is amazing to see them form. It is so cold here the past few days that I wonder if they will survive. Lovin those blue skies.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRobin5:04 PMGreat shots and a beautiful sentiment.Are you really seeing buds already?ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEG CameraGirl5:13 PMThe buds look so huge to me. Nothing like that here in Ontario.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMerisi5:28 PMOh, Sandy,thank you for the beautiful reminder! :-)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplythyme6:04 PMThe poor buds... they will never survive!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGemma Wiseman6:14 PMLovely blue sky! It is as if the sky is protecting the buds for the right moment of blossoming! Beautiful shots!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMichele6:48 PMOh I didn't realize how much I miss that deep rich blue sky until I see these!!! Stunning photos!!!!~Michele~Mountain RetreatReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous6:52 PMThere is something so beautiful to me about steeples against the sky. Both of these shots are great and I love the words you put with it.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplymarcia@joyismygoal7:20 PMand just like sleep for us she is rejuvenating and growing on the inside to withstand the night and flower beautifully in the futureReplyDeleteRepliesReplyalicesg7:48 PMVery beautiful photo. Like the second photo where life is awaiting to bloom.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyIndrani8:08 PMSpring, so soon!Beautiful shots both.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous8:40 PMBefore you know it, it'll be awake and you'll find winter gone :PBeautiful capture..ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAlan Pulley8:53 PMHey Sandy, very nice photos; makes me wish spring was here! Have a great weekend!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTabib9:28 PMBeautiful blue sky.Happy SW Friday!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJane Hards Photography9:32 PMIt is a post so optimistic, like the light at the end of the tunnel.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown9:42 PMWhat a beautiful sky! You have buds already?!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCorner Gardener Sue9:54 PMAwesome pics! I hope spring wakes up soon!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous10:41 PMYou're lucky, Sandy. Ours is not only sleeping, it's buried under a blanket of snow.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyArija10:51 PMmay be asleep, but definitely stirring. Nice shots.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown11:05 PMA cool clock tower! looks tall to!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRocks11:33 PMHappy Skywatch Friday! and yes..spring is coming soon!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRW12:08 AMawesome shots and come on spring! :DReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPietro Brosio12:36 AMSandy, these are great photographs with a very fine contrast.Happy Sky Watch!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyraf1:57 AMPerfect SWF post, Sandy! Love to see those early signs!Wishing you and yours all the very best in the new year.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGrammy3:04 AMThey are all wonderful photos. I love the steeple. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great week Grammy Missouri, USAReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:51 AMI love it when the trees get ready for the Spring.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPappy5:56 AMNow you're talking. Not only a beautiful blue sky, but a steeple. One of my four favorite subjects. The other three being old barns, old bridges, and windmills. Have a great weekend. PappyReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRaquel Sabino Pereira8:23 AMSPRING! I MISS SPRING!!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySusie of Arabia8:35 AMThe skies are so clear and blue. Great photos.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplynonizamboni8:36 AMwonderful reminder!'gappy new year, Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplynonizamboni8:37 AMoops--broken left handmake that a'happy' new year:O)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMary9:26 AMMy heart sings at the promise implicit in those buds. Beautiful blue sky, too! happy swf. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCascia Talbert9:29 AMWow! Spring already in January? I wish the trees out here were budding. Beautiful photos, Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyBrenda @ Its A Beautiful Life9:44 AMI popped over from Lin's site as she mentions you today. I'm glad I came. Those photos are wonderful. I love how you graduated the anticipation with the 3 expanding views.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySmall City Scenes10:16 AMBeautiful and perfect. A new season is always around the corner. MBReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLoran11:06 AMVery well put together post!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGeraldine 11:54 AMOh how lovely! Spring is definitely NOT here yet, in Interior BC. Thanks for sharing this hopeful sight. Hugs, GReplyDeleteRepliesReplyThis Is My Blog - fishing guy12:02 PMSandy: We are in the dead of Winter with no thoughts of Spring. Beautiful sky photos today.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKay12:23 PMI love both shots. The first shot has such startling constrast and the second holds a promise. Excellent@ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous1:18 PMBeautiful shots, and captions!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPJ1:26 PMWe're actually making plans for spring gardening, quite a contrast to your winter skies and trees.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLara2:20 PMhow beautiful! still, a long time till we see fresh leaves...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown3:05 PMi really like red bricks and red steel materials used on structure. they make them look old yet beautiful.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDebbie@Like a Rose3:51 PMGreat perspective - both the photos and the attitude (thoughts).Happy SWF!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous4:33 PMLovely. I hope that springs arrives a little early this year!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyrobin ann mcintosh4:55 PMI get lost in the blueness of that blue. beautiful!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplychanpheng9:16 PMBeautiful skies. Well, spring will come when it's time.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous10:19 PMWhat a beautiful blue sky! The northern hemisphere has a very heavy winter this year ... Very cold and lots of snow nearly everywhere ... Let's hope we'll have a beautiful spring too! Have a nice week-end! :-)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTipper9:44 AMLove the buds-she is truly on her way!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyChubskulit Rose11:25 AMgorgeous!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous7:01 PMHehe ... maybe where YOU are, but not here. Of course, once we've had a few days of these gusty Santa Ana winds, we may not have many signs of Spring left in So Cal. These are both LOVELY blue skies ... so clear and vibrant ... and the steeple is wonderful contrast against them. Hugs and blessings,ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPaul8:52 PMI love the contrast between the two pics. Cold stark reality in the first and a softer one of the buds in the second where hope springs eternal...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyColin Campbell1:42 PMI see this here in Adelaide. Spring starting well before you expect it. Our unproductive time is now with all the hot dry weather making plants wilt.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.