Heart’s delight

When the broken yolk of the sun

Splashed over the ice,

I knew a wonderful sky was coming.

(I snapped Ruby with my mobile phone.)

Ruby

I rushed home to get my ‘big’ camera

Pink

And was just in time

To see the sky

Romancing the snow.

Red canopy

For more heart-felt skies, please visit: Skywatch.

99 responses

  1. Wow, I mean really – this is nature’s gift, that keeps on giving. Have a wonderful weekend Fiona!

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    February 12, 2015 at 16:13

  2. Drama! This is vibrant and beautiful.

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    February 12, 2015 at 16:16

  3. Oh yes, the first one is beautiful, colours and space enough for dogs.

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    February 12, 2015 at 16:30

  4. Your description is as beautiful as the pictures. 🙂

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    February 12, 2015 at 16:32

  5. The photo with Ruby is marvelous. My mobile phone does not take such great photos. Did you use the edit function? Wonderful!

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    February 12, 2015 at 16:38

  6. Wow! Glad you got your other camera … they photos are so vibrant and textural! (is that a word ….)

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    February 12, 2015 at 16:49

  7. Stunning, breathtaking pictures!
    Ruby is really adorable! 🙂

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    February 12, 2015 at 16:55

  8. Stunning captures and a gorgeous sky… And Ruby is always a treat to see. Have a happy weekend!

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    February 12, 2015 at 17:21

  9. Yes, a sky strutting its stuff and showing off for all it was worth!

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    February 12, 2015 at 17:56

  10. Gorgeous! Definitely a heart’s delight…

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    February 12, 2015 at 18:09

  11. calvin

    Hűha ………….radio wave signal for WOW! very close to the Grunt!….when something seems not of this world.

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    February 12, 2015 at 18:10

  12. awesome photos, wonderful skies and colors, stunning winter sunset

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    February 12, 2015 at 18:47

  13. joy

    so awesome as always:)

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    February 12, 2015 at 18:51

  14. Beautiful!!!

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    February 12, 2015 at 18:53

  15. gave me chills!

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    February 12, 2015 at 19:00

  16. Good morning, what a start to the day!! Beyond breath-taking!

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    February 12, 2015 at 19:08

  17. That “broken yolk of the sun” poetic image is so strong that will stick in my mind for a very long time.

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    February 12, 2015 at 19:16

  18. Don

    A beautiful series with marvelous skies. The cell phone shot is very good too.

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    February 12, 2015 at 19:17

  19. Truly beautiful shots …
    Heart’s delight, indeed 🙂

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    February 12, 2015 at 19:22

  20. Mac

    Nice. Hugs and warm paws to Ruby.

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    February 12, 2015 at 19:30

  21. Spectacular! And your phone took such a good photo too, impressive.

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    February 12, 2015 at 19:31

  22. So beautifully dramatic!

    Lindy

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    February 12, 2015 at 20:38

  23. Your sunsets are always so glorious! The purple sky looks like a big down quilt.

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    February 12, 2015 at 20:42

  24. Gorgeous skies and a beautiful golden Ruby!

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    February 12, 2015 at 21:13

  25. Nelson

    I am jealous that you get sunsets like that

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    February 12, 2015 at 21:21

  26. wow! gorgeous sky and sun and snow 🙂

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    February 12, 2015 at 21:49

  27. The pictures, the words and Ruby…what a combination!!!!…:)JP

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    February 12, 2015 at 21:50

  28. Stunning photos! Have a wonderful weekend!

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    February 12, 2015 at 22:04

  29. Pat

    Ho !!! !! intense colors closer to a supernatural world !!

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    February 12, 2015 at 22:12

  30. I enjoyed those incredible photos. Dear Ruby is such a sweet dog and a fitting part of this amazing photograph, and all the others are stunning. Thank you so much for sharing them. They bring a lot of pleasure to us all out here.

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    February 12, 2015 at 22:28

  31. Happy Valentine’s Day
    Lovely photos!! And beautiful words! And of course Ruby, I love it!

    xx oo
    Carla

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    February 12, 2015 at 22:33

  32. Beautiful pictures, wonderful winter sun! I love these pictures!

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    February 12, 2015 at 22:34

  33. Jim

    Perfect!

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    February 12, 2015 at 23:37

  34. Honestly – you really have miracle skies. And that top photo is pretty darn good with your phone! (Of course you had the perfect sky and the perfect subject in the foreground.

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    February 13, 2015 at 00:08

  35. Just beautiful! Ruby is gorgeous! Those skies are magic!

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    February 13, 2015 at 00:17

  36. Pat

    So beautiful.

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    February 13, 2015 at 01:43

  37. ummmm always love me a pink sky.

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    February 13, 2015 at 02:45

  38. Ron

    “When the broken yolk of the sun

    Splashed over the ice..”

    I so love how you describe things, Fiona. You use words like an artist uses paint to create a beautiful image.

    Stunning photographs of that sky! Ruby is adorable!

    Have a super weekend!
    X

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    February 13, 2015 at 02:58

  39. lovely photos, I like how you compared the sun to a broken yolk!

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    February 13, 2015 at 03:09

  40. It DOES remind me of a broken yolk!!!!!!!

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    February 13, 2015 at 03:19

  41. you have such a wonderful way with words and images. Always a joy to visit. Have a wonderful weekend and thank you for stopping by my blog this week.

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    February 13, 2015 at 04:06

  42. This is a feast to the eyes!

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    February 13, 2015 at 04:39

  43. As good as your images are your way with words (the broken yoke) is what amazes me.

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    February 13, 2015 at 04:49

  44. torn velvet skies! ❤ Ruby

    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral

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    February 13, 2015 at 06:08

  45. Naturally Romantic!!

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    February 13, 2015 at 06:33

  46. Awesome clicks.

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    February 13, 2015 at 06:34

  47. Lovely sky! (and dog)

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    February 13, 2015 at 07:35

  48. Reblogged this on Dipyaman Roy.

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    February 13, 2015 at 10:14

  49. Wow ! Beautiful skies !

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    February 13, 2015 at 10:24

  50. What a dramatic sky, but fabulous photos and colors.
    Best regards, Synnöve

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    February 13, 2015 at 10:32

  51. Love the sun yolk! Stunning skies!

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    February 13, 2015 at 11:28

  52. A stunning sunset.

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    February 13, 2015 at 12:48

  53. Amazing…. And how well trained in Ruby to be sitting still bottom and tail in cold, icy snow looking soooooo adorable. It would take a lot to steal the show from those incredible skies and Ruby does!
    Happy snapping this weekend
    Wren x

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    February 13, 2015 at 13:48

  54. Lea

    Just one word – BEAUTIFUL!
    Lea

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    February 13, 2015 at 14:18

  55. All three photos are great and Ruby looks so sweet! Neat post!

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    February 13, 2015 at 14:19

  56. itsallaboutpurple

    nothing beats it, gorgeous images!! good thing for the “big boy” camera!!!!

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    February 13, 2015 at 14:56

  57. ha. i like the allusion of the sky like a brken yolk egg…and i can see it…
    and you def got rewarded with a lovely sky….
    hope you have a great weekend

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    February 13, 2015 at 15:21

  58. Just heavenly!

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    February 13, 2015 at 16:39

  59. Wow! These are stunning!

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    February 13, 2015 at 18:08

  60. what dramatic skies.

    Worth a Thousand Words

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    February 13, 2015 at 20:27

  61. a gorgeous sunset. 🙂

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    February 13, 2015 at 22:04

  62. Fun to see Ruby and the snow and ice. Happy Valentine Day.

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    February 14, 2015 at 03:05

  63. Wow! Fabulous sky shots!

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    February 14, 2015 at 04:08

  64. Wow, absolutely gorgeous skies and I always love how you include your beautiful dog.

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    February 14, 2015 at 04:12

  65. ‘To see the sky romancing the snow’ — beautiful! Lovely shots as always, Fiona.

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    February 14, 2015 at 05:10

  66. Broken yolk of the sun… what a perfect description!! Great photos.

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    February 14, 2015 at 06:33

  67. très belle lumière à ce premier cliché

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    February 14, 2015 at 10:56

  68. indrani

    Wow! Dramatic moments, well captured.

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    February 14, 2015 at 13:00

  69. They’ve come out really well and I think ruby is saying “Look what I’ve got”. I can’t help anthropomorphizing a bit, Ruby is so expressive. 🙂

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    February 14, 2015 at 15:34

  70. gorgeous photos!

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    February 14, 2015 at 17:58

  71. Lynn

    Beautiful Ruby never fails to make me smile.

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    February 14, 2015 at 17:59

  72. Fantasitic skyes!!!

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    February 14, 2015 at 19:04

  73. Al

    What an incredible sunset and fantastic photos of it!

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    February 14, 2015 at 19:32

  74. rnsane

    Stunning photography, brilliant skies, with all that cold snow beneath!

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    February 14, 2015 at 21:52

  75. It’s been WAY too long, my friend! I’d forgotten how amazing your Swedish skies could be – those wonderful REDS outdoing the ones I see down here in OZ! Well … almost!! Have a wonderful week ahead!

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    February 15, 2015 at 07:45

  76. Ela

    It’s nice to see such gorgeous pictures !
    Happy Sunday 🙂

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    February 15, 2015 at 11:09

  77. awesome indeed!! first one is incredible

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    February 15, 2015 at 14:48

  78. Wow, this is breathtakingly beautiful! Absolutely amazing!

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    February 15, 2015 at 15:38

  79. Claudia

    you get the most beautiful sunsets. that is for sure

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    February 15, 2015 at 15:55

  80. Never get over how you capture the moment! Beautiful shots.

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    February 15, 2015 at 16:03

  81. such a beautiful sky…

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    February 15, 2015 at 17:24

  82. Gorgeous!

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    February 15, 2015 at 23:37

  83. Indeed one very romantic dance captured by your camera…lovely.

    Jen

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    February 16, 2015 at 00:55

  84. broken yoke of the sun, romancing the snow……ahhhhh, too beautiful for words.
    oh friend, you do have a wonderful way.
    thanks for sharing your light,
    Jennifer

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    February 16, 2015 at 02:20

  85. Wow!

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    February 16, 2015 at 03:18

  86. Wonderful skies (even if Ruby is looking the other way!)

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    February 16, 2015 at 07:58

    • I asked Ruby to look at me, so she did!

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      February 16, 2015 at 16:40

  87. You have the most beautiful skies there.

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    February 16, 2015 at 09:57

    • Not always – I only photograph the good ones! 😉

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      February 16, 2015 at 16:34

  88. The sky looks majestic. Wow. That cutie dog of yours make the picture better.

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    February 16, 2015 at 10:55

  89. That first photo… ahhh! It’s more than a gigantic “yolk” of a sun. It does something to my spirit. Thanks. 🙂

    Greetings from London.

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    February 16, 2015 at 11:27

  90. Hi! Fantstic! I like the last two photos very much. Thanks for sharing.

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    February 16, 2015 at 11:36

  91. Call the fire department — the sky is ablaze!! Stunning!

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    February 16, 2015 at 17:01

  92. daryledelstein

    no matter what camera you use, you take a wonderful photo

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    February 17, 2015 at 16:25

  93. The broken yolk of the sun.. now thats just too delicious a description Fiona, j’adore 🙂

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    February 18, 2015 at 16:09

  94. All are beautiful but I really like the shot of Ruby. Nice work!

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    February 19, 2015 at 06:08

    • Thank you for your lovely comments. Your photos are gorgeous too. Unfortunately, I don’t seem to be able to leave you a comment on your SmugMug site.

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      February 19, 2015 at 07:34

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