Thursday, December 25, 2008

SkyWatch Friday


Thank you SkyWatch Team for this wonderful meme. You can reach it by clicking on the icon above.

I envied those people up in the sky, not only for their bravery but also for the knowledge that I could never do what they are doing. I tend to enjoy having my feet firmly planted on terra firma but I will always enjoy seeing people fly.

34 comments:

  1. Nice shots Denise. I have watched paragliders in the alps going up and down and round and round with so many of them up there it was an absolute wonder there were no collisions. I kno it must be fun to be noiselessly soaring, but somehow I like the safety of a motor no matter how loud or smelly.
    Hope you are enjoying Christmas.
    Thanks for your kind comment, not many realize that I weave the occasional rhyme.

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  2. Beautiful Skywatch pictures.
    I hope to do that if I have a chance.
    Merry Christmas and Happy Prosperous New Year to you and family!.

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  3. That looks so exciting and frightening at the same time.

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  4. Very beautiful photos!Merry Christmas to you!

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  5. Lovely show! Like you, I enjoy watching but I don't really wish to jump through the air like that.

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  6. Beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing! Thanks for sharing! Happy holidays and brilliant new photo-year from Norway :o)

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  7. Beautiful Skywatch pictures!

    Merry Christmas.

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  8. Beautiful sky subject.
    Merry Christmas.

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  9. Wonderful Skywatch. I've just scrolled down and enjoyed much of your vacation with you. Hawaii is such a wonderful place.

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  10. I couldn't do it, either. Though I do enjoy watching!

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  11. You and me, Both, Denise. I like having my feet right on the ground. Those are great shots!

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  12. if i were a chicken as far as heights i would love to fly like a birdie...thinking it would be quite uplifting.
    happy holidays from my part of virginia!

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  13. It would take most of my courage to go in a hot air balloon, but a parachute is out of the question! Great shots. Merry Christmas!

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  14. What a perfect sky watch shot! I haven't done paragliding, but I have gone for a hot air ballon flight and it was fabulous! Hope you've had a good holiday!

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  15. Nice shots and i totally agree with you, my feet stay planted on the ground

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  16. I envy those up there as well. I will love to be given a try going up on those hot air balloons :)

    Happy Holidays!!!

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  17. Niiice! My sister & daughter did that a few years back in Florida - Had a really great time!

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  18. Very nice shots, enjoying to see this, looks fun! Merry Christmas!

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  19. great shot! and I envy your Christmas in hawaii! Love all the photos.
    Thanks for visiting mine.

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  20. Nice shots, I plan to fly like this someday. Maybe will have some shots too;) Merry Christmas

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  21. Very beautiful photos, it looks so graceful but not something I could do!
    I hope you had a wonderful holiday!
    Take care, my friend!
    ~Michele~
    Mountain Retreat- Canada

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  22. Denise: Wonderful capture in the blue sky, who wouldn't want to fly.

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  23. A beautiful shot with blue sky.
    Make a happy end of 2008 !
    Gr.
    P-TER

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  24. One of these days I'll try this. I've always thought it would be a blast!

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  25. My dad was in the Black Watch and the Paratroops. He didn't have to wear his kilt when he dropped in to shoot people up.

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  26. I'm with you, I'll watch from the shore. I invite you to come see my Coastal BC snow warning. -- Margy

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  27. Nice photos for sky watch Friday full of action and fun things going on. Hope you are enjoying that holiday in the tropics.

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  28. Lovely photos and I too prefer to stand on the ground at all times..

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  29. Nice captures. I would love to parasail and hang glide, someday. Imagine the view.

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  30. That looks like a lot of fun denise. Nice shots. Have a great new year

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  31. I think the same. I like to see but I could never do it.
    Photos are great and the sky so blue it seems spring.
    Have a happy new year!

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  32. Hi Denise,
    I feel like you and rather watch than hang up there myself allthough it does look exciting and your shots are lovely. I used to live down in Paignton, Devon myself once upon a time as I married an englishman from there. Alas 12 yrs later we divorced but I shall never forget that beautiful part of the world even though I feel t´hat my roots are firmly imbedded in the finnish soil.

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