Skywatch Friday: A Twisted Life Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - December 03, 2009 Skywatch Friday Skywatch Friday Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Mojo11:13 AMThis guy's been around a while hasn't he? I guess you don't live this long without encountering a few twists in the road.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDeborah Godin11:26 AMReminds me of those woven dreamcatchers. Perhaps this is a skycatcher...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGeorge11:41 AMIt looks as if this tree is doing everything possible to reach up to the sky.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySandi McBride12:07 PMPuts me in mind of a music group...Twisted Sister...love this photo!SandiReplyDeleteRepliesReplySue12:41 PMwhat beautiful designs nature creates, your photo captures them perfectly.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySylvia K12:44 PMWhat a great old tree and I do relate to twisted! He does look as though he's working hard to reach the sky! Maybe there's a little of that in all of us! Terrific shot, Sandy, as always!Have a great weekend!SylviaReplyDeleteRepliesReplyNessa1:02 PMHe's trying to grab as much sky as possible.Name That Christmas SongReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLin Floyd1:06 PMif only our twists inside us showed as much on the outside as this tree...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDaryl2:09 PMI love trees like this .. so beautiful .. more like sculptures than living treesReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLisa at Greenbow2:27 PMThis is one tree with lots of character that is backed by a beautiful blue sky.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGuy D2:38 PMWow what a gorgeous capture, I could stare at that for hours.All the bestGuyRegina In PicturesReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGwendolyn L2:44 PMThese branches are like fingers reaching toward the heavens. How appropriate. Wonderful blue and great contrast with the branches. Thanks for sharing.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarletta2:45 PMI have an old oak out my sunroom window that this reminds me of and I'm always in awe of how it appears the 'arms' are reaching to the sky trying to embrace the clouds.Lovely Sandy! Perfect title.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyElisabeth2:49 PMLove the roughness of the tree contrasted by a peaceful deep blue sky...very nice.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEaglesbrother2:52 PMGreat old Grandfather Tree against a very Blue sky..well done.EaglesbrotherReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEG CameraGirl2:54 PMI hope that when I'm old I look just as graceful.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDiane AZ2:57 PMIt does look like that tree's had a complicated life while the sky looks simple and calm.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPhoto Cache3:05 PMwe are playing catch up with you guys in the east, our leaves are just changing colors, but pretty soon they'll be as pretty naked as this one. have a lovely weekend.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMy name is Riet3:11 PMThat is a great picture, rough tree against blue sky.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJoe Todd3:11 PMMay have been a twisted life but the tree was always "reaching for the sun"ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLinda Jacobs3:27 PMBlue sky makes the tree limbs look so dramatic! Love it!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplynonizamboni3:30 PMThat's the nice thing about winter; you get to see what a tree really looks like. Beautiful capture!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyFO - 23:30 PMVery nice cut.Beautiful! :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJanie3:48 PMI do love a twisted old tree. Such character!Great photo of tree and sky.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLew3:57 PMDelightful! I love the way the light and shadows play on the limbs.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAl4:04 PMThe old tree is trying to get attention and yes it did!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous4:27 PMLovely contrasts and shadows.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown4:41 PMooh, poor tree had a hard life!Great capture!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous5:05 PMI love old trees, the more twisted the better. Bet I could still climb that one!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPearl Maple5:21 PMBeautifully captured, looks to me like the tree is expressing its love of sky watching too.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplymaryt/theteach5:33 PMA belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Sandy! All the very best to a dear friend who deserves peace, happiness and hope in her life always! I apologize for missing it! I hope you had a blast of a party yesterday! :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRobin5:40 PMBeautiful. The stories that tree could probably tell...(Sorry for not being around too much this week - I just spent the past two days preparing for the opening my new etsy store - my head is still spinning!)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMike6:18 PMYou can't beat a tree with a blue backdrop. Nice :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyrhoen6:33 PMthis is soooo good!Happy skywatching and happy weekend!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarver6:37 PMI do so love those twisted old trees. Great shot and title.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyeden6:38 PMLove that picture.Fantastic shot! Have a great weeekendReplyDeleteRepliesReplySamson7:30 PMNice capture, a rough tree against peaceful blue skyhave a great weekendRay of HopeReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown7:44 PMI love tree tangles! Pretty against the blue! :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEve7:54 PMWhat a great photo! I love the contrast of the dark, twisted tree limbs against that pretty blue backdrop!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLarry D8:37 PMExcellent photo!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyYogi♪♪♪9:21 PMI love that old twisted tree.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJenn Jilks9:51 PMLovely tree!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRajesh10:07 PMFantastic shot.Visit Kumbalgarh, the Unconquered FortReplyDeleteRepliesReplyThis Is My Blog - fishing guy11:02 PMSandy: Your tree reminds me of the Sir Walter Scott's saying on the twisted web.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarolyn Ford11:16 PMWhat a great tree for photography! I love old twisted and even dead trees! Nice capture!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplylazyclick11:31 PMBeautiful view.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCloudia11:49 PMVery nice, SandyAloha, Comfort SpiralReplyDeleteRepliesReplySally in WA12:41 AMI like the shaggy bark in parts of the trunk. Nice angle on this.Have a great weekend!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyVictoria Tsavdaridou12:56 AMGreat shot, with nice contrast, Thanks for sharing. Have a nice SWFReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJulie1:02 AMNot so much a twisted life as one that has reached out in many directions. There is much to be said for being a branch on a much larger tree. One is that it enable you to get closer to the sky.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPietro Brosio1:21 AMWonderful image of the impressive tree, Sandy. That white cloud in the blue sky adds beauty to the composition.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyEric3:00 AMVery nice picture, love the contrast tree/bleu sky.Done a good job!Happy SWFReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGemma Wiseman4:00 AMLove the intriguing gnarled shapes of these branches against the blue of the sky!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyanthonynorth4:32 AMThey're still awesome even when they're bare.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous5:36 AMLucky to u........................................ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAlexander7:48 AMLike us, this tree to has a tough time. I like the angle you composed this shot.Have a good weekend.AlexanderAlex's World! - http://www.kakinan.com/alexReplyDeleteRepliesReplyYellow Tulip9:25 AMnice shot....:)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJack and Joann9:27 AMNice capture. It made me think this: if you could talk tree what could you tell occured under your branches, like lovers kissing, children playing, a baby sleeping, an anxious person thinking and wondering, etc. If only trees could tell their stories.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyHelena11:41 AMThat is a beautiful old tree. I was thinking exactly what Jack and Joann wrote... If only trees could talk, what pieces of forgotten history would we learn. :)Have an awesome day!LenaMy Skywatch Friday photoReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous12:22 PMawsome picture..i love it!!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDewdrop12:39 PMLove the way the lonely cloud taunts the brilliant blue sky!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPERBS11:11 PMWhat a beautiful blue sky background!I also left a comment below on BYB post.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplystoryteller11:42 AMWonderful old tree and beautiful blue skies ;-)Hugs and blessings,My Sky WatchReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.