Cloud swirls

The world changes so rapidly.

Only last week, it was beautiful autumn

And time for swimming in clouds.

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The ripples of our actions

Have far-reaching effects,

So it’s wise to act with kindness.

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Even a misty and cloudy sunrise

Brings hope and beauty.

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For more lovely clouds, please visit: Skywatch.

80 responses

  1. The blues … 🙂

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    November 10, 2016 at 14:02

  2. Yes, nature agrees – We should act with kindness . . .

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    November 10, 2016 at 14:06

  3. Beautiful cloud captures, Fi. 🙂

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    November 10, 2016 at 14:26

  4. …it’s wise to act with kindness, a thought that has been lost lately.

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    November 10, 2016 at 14:32

  5. Wonderful reflections well captured

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    November 10, 2016 at 14:42

  6. A perfect photo to go with that quote, which is so true. We need more kindness in the world today. Always a joy to view your lovely photography. Have a nice day.

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    November 10, 2016 at 14:44

  7. Thoughtful perception with ripples and reflection! Lovely shots

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    November 10, 2016 at 15:12

  8. Such beautiful blues with a touch of autumn colours!

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    November 10, 2016 at 16:10

  9. The first one is out of this world, beauty.

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    November 10, 2016 at 16:23

  10. Swimming in clouds sounds fabulous and your photos are gorgeous, each of them.
    Best, Synnöve

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    November 10, 2016 at 16:29

  11. Hello, Gorgeous scene and photos. I love the ripples and dog captured in the first photo. Happy Thursday, enjoy your day and the weekend ahead!

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    November 10, 2016 at 16:45

  12. So peaceful!! 🙂

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    November 10, 2016 at 16:51

  13. A perfect post to calm us this week …

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    November 10, 2016 at 17:04

  14. These blues are just beautiful, Fi, and your words are so perfect for so many of us in the US, this week.
    It’s been a tough week, so thank you!

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    November 10, 2016 at 17:18

  15. Hard to keep up with the recent changes! … Beautiful images.

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    November 10, 2016 at 17:27

  16. Hope and beauty are much needed at the moment – and the sight of a dog swimming in clouds beats a kitten any day!

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    November 10, 2016 at 17:35

  17. ogni tua immagine è pura magia! riesci a farci entrare nel tuo mondo lucente, come se potessimo vivere là!

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    November 10, 2016 at 18:06

  18. awwww…purdy purdy

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    November 10, 2016 at 18:48

  19. Lovely views, really.

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    November 10, 2016 at 20:01

  20. Beautiful!!!

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    November 10, 2016 at 20:54

  21. Allways beautiful photos from you !

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    November 10, 2016 at 21:28

  22. Too much kindness would be barely enough.
    Thank you for sharing this serene loveliness.

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    November 10, 2016 at 21:29

  23. beautiful reflections!

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    November 10, 2016 at 21:36

  24. Such a lovely lot of blues in your photographs …and the reflections are lovely.

    I think my favourite is your first one.

    All the best Jan

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    November 10, 2016 at 22:02

  25. Beautiful reflections (in both definitions of the word)…. our world has certainly changed dramatically and not for the better in my opinion over the past couple of days. But we will survive.

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    November 10, 2016 at 22:05

  26. Bill Dodd

    Love the last one best…. Great.

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    November 10, 2016 at 22:45

  27. Beautiful photography Fiona of the changing seasons ~ your writing is so appropriate for what we are experiencing here in the States.

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    November 10, 2016 at 23:14

  28. Beautifully said, painfully felt. The world has shed a tear and we should have been paying attention when it was sobbing. Thanks for your photos.

    Greetings from London.

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    November 11, 2016 at 00:41

  29. wise woman who sees beauty everywhere. 🙂

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    November 11, 2016 at 01:06

  30. Al

    So pretty, as always!

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    November 11, 2016 at 01:36

  31. beautiful cloudscapes.

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    November 11, 2016 at 02:04

  32. Ron

    Once again, Fiona, your stunning photographs intermingle with your “always” inspiring narratives are pure perfection.

    Thank you, my friend. Thank you!

    Have a lovely weekend!
    X

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    November 11, 2016 at 03:37

  33. Beautiful!!

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    November 11, 2016 at 04:15

  34. Wise words and great beauty. I’d like to swim in clouds, too. 🙂

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    November 11, 2016 at 04:21

  35. Beautiful views.

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    November 11, 2016 at 05:29

  36. i love the first one 🙂

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    November 11, 2016 at 06:55

  37. So many pretty, soft cloud and water tones in these beautiful scenes.

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    November 11, 2016 at 09:23

  38. fast changes, yes, we have snow now 😦 Love your “blues”

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    November 11, 2016 at 11:39

  39. Such beautiful blue water and sky! Very calm and refreshing,Fi !

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    November 11, 2016 at 11:55

  40. Gorgeous captures and captions!

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    November 11, 2016 at 12:18

  41. Breathtaking scenes Fi, and the comment about the ripple effect of our actions is so, so true. Thank you for sharing the beauty in your part of our globe.

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    November 11, 2016 at 13:55

  42. Such a wonderful feeling of space and freedom in these shots.

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    November 11, 2016 at 15:10

  43. Such beautiful shades of blue… love every image

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    November 11, 2016 at 15:14

  44. Janice / Dancing with Sunflowers

    Absolutely beautiful photos. And yes, I can read between the lines and I agree on all counts.

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    November 11, 2016 at 15:24

  45. Beautiful blue ! sky and water and always doggy swimming ! Charlie my friend’s golden Retriever is also always in the water when he sees it !

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    November 11, 2016 at 15:34

  46. Each of these photos are absolutely gorgeous. I really like your description ‘swimming in the clouds’.

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    November 11, 2016 at 16:06

  47. Gorgeous! Love the dog too! 🙂

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    November 11, 2016 at 17:04

  48. Clouds, reflections and autumn color – wonderfully captured

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    November 11, 2016 at 19:02

  49. The blues are so beautiful Fiona, a complete contrast to the golds from last post. You capture mother nature’s colours to perfection.

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    November 11, 2016 at 19:19

  50. Much beauty in your world.

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    November 11, 2016 at 20:54

  51. Overhere we had this kind of clouds too this week, but ours were only gray and boring, while yours have wonderful blues in them.

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    November 11, 2016 at 21:35

  52. Wise text to accompany these beautiful photos!

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    November 11, 2016 at 22:49

  53. Beautiful poem beautiful captures. All is beauty.

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    November 12, 2016 at 01:29

  54. Beautiful! This is the warmest November in Minnesota that I can remember! 🙂

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    November 12, 2016 at 02:31

  55. Exquisite views!
    And they do bring hope.
    Have a Happy Weekend, Lady Fi!
    Peace 🙂

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    November 12, 2016 at 05:53

  56. as always stunning photo’s and tones, very nice compositions, well taken.

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    November 12, 2016 at 14:50

  57. Don

    Gorgeous lake pictures. Excellent photography.

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    November 12, 2016 at 17:03

  58. Lady Fi…..love, love, love this last image. Have a great week-end.

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    November 12, 2016 at 17:16

  59. Lady Fi, Love the ripples. Thanks for sharing.

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    November 12, 2016 at 18:24

  60. Lynn

    Lovely – your photos bring much needed peace this morning.

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    November 12, 2016 at 18:47

  61. the purple hues! My fave…always give a peaceful mind..

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    November 12, 2016 at 19:18

  62. Amazing

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    November 12, 2016 at 19:37

  63. Beautiful pictures and wise words. 🙂

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    November 12, 2016 at 23:26

  64. A clever choice of words for the week, and as always stunning photos to match.
    Have a great week ahead.
    Wren x

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    November 12, 2016 at 23:51

  65. Gosh these are marvelous shots.

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    November 13, 2016 at 02:41

  66. such a beautiful sky, and reflets!
    i guess you got a snowy scenery this week, just like we did. happy sunday!

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    November 13, 2016 at 04:46

  67. so peaceful.
    What a beautiful post!

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    November 13, 2016 at 15:23

  68. Peaceful blue scenery and so nice said “Even a misty and cloudy sunrise

    Brings hope and beauty.”
    A very good week ahead!

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    November 13, 2016 at 15:39

  69. While we all enjoy a sunny day, there is beauty in a cloudy one as seen through your photos.

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    November 13, 2016 at 16:54

  70. Gorgeous photo set! Really liked them all – beautiful tones of blue and orange:)

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    November 13, 2016 at 17:55

  71. There’s exquisite pleasure in watching a dog finding joy in the water:) Thanks for that satisfying share:)
    I could watch your watery skies forever. Thanks for letting them speak.
    -Jennifer

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    November 14, 2016 at 00:40

  72. i agree. the world needs more kindness. beautiful shots

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    November 14, 2016 at 12:26

  73. great shots my friend! that first one caught my eye. Simply stunning!! x

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    November 14, 2016 at 12:27

  74. So peaceful and beautiful. It’s easy to get lost in the clouds.

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    November 14, 2016 at 13:17

  75. daryledelstein

    a very soothing series of images, most welcome in this time of stress

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    November 14, 2016 at 18:22

  76. Such beautiful photos! The pooch in one of them is an added bonus.

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    November 16, 2016 at 01:20

  77. Thank you Fiona. Wise advice… I can’t help the ripples created by other people and events, so it is best to concentrate on the ones I make.

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    November 16, 2016 at 06:56

  78. Beautiful play of light and lovely colours

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    November 17, 2016 at 20:50

  79. The more you shall honor Me,
    the more I shall bless you.
    -the Infant Jesus of Prague
    (<- Czech Republic, next to Russia)

    trustNjesus, dear,
    and wiseabove to Seventh-Heaven
    where we can RITE thousands upon thousands
    of novelties for the length and breadth of eternity.
    God bless your indelible soul.

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    November 19, 2016 at 18:44

  80. Great post! Would love some feedback on my most recent piece ‘proving ‘them’ wrong’ 🙂 https://malisehoney.wordpress.com/2017/05/10/proving-them-wrong/

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    May 13, 2017 at 13:17

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