Grandma Barb’s This and That

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Stay Sky Aware

That's been the words to live by this week as we have had a very rainy, stormy week in Minnesota.  Not so much where I live (other than the 5 inches last Sat) but many places have received 10 or 12 inches of rain or more. And there is flooding in many parts of the state.

One evening as the clouds were pulling away and the sun was setting it created a very orange sky and colorful clouds.




Photos are all SOOC



Last week I spent several days in the Black Hills of SD.  I have close to 200 photos that I will share here and there as I get them edited.

Thanks for stopping by.  Have a great weekend.
See you next time.

Barb

By the way, the consensus of the old car in the last post is a Chevy Corvair.  I think you are right.


51 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

wow! brilliant sky, but sort of scary, too. glad your immediate area is okay! really bad weather systems...

Jim said...

Beautiful.

Terri @ Backward B Ranch said...

Beautiful clouds- we've been seeing the same here.

Gail Dixon said...

The color you captured is really beautiful! Can't wait to see your photos from the Black Hills.

Cranberry Morning said...

Beautiful skies! And so glad that we have weather radar!

Pondside said...

Beautiful sky shots - almost unreal in their beauty.

Vee said...

Stunning photos! Looking forward to seeing the Black
Hills, too.

Michelle said...

Beautiful sky shots. We usually get pink, so I like seeing the orange sky.

Prims By The Water said...

Beautiful sky. I was looking at the sky yesterday with the storms we had. Janice

Felicia said...

beautiful sky.

Black Hills....this will be great...hurry.

Mari said...

What a beautiful sky! Looking forward to your black hills pictures.

Brian King said...

Wow, these are gorgeous!

Blackberry Lane said...

Incredible sky photos. God bless you - have a good weekend.

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Beautiful photos, Barb! There really has been a lot of rain...and mosquitos. I am hoping our dock hasn't floated away in Fairmont...the water is so high.

Light and Voices said...

Wowza....what a beautiful golden sky.
JM Illinois

ladyfi said...

What gorgeous, rich colours!

Elaine said...

Gorgeous sky shots! Glad you've avoided the worst of the rain storms. We are finally getting some heavy rain after being very dry this spring. There's a little flooding in some low-lying areas, but we really needed a soaking rain to knock out the forest fire danger, always a threat for us in the spring.

Buttons said...

Oh Barb these are stunning.
The Black Hills sound wonderful only 200 eh:) Hug B

Debbie said...

A very cool looking sky, not so sure I have ever seen one quite like that!!

So soft and golden, I'm glad the storms have not been a problem for you!!

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful colored skies.. Lovely captures, Barb! Happy Friday and have a great weekend!

Beth @ "E." Lizard Breath Speaks said...

one word - gorgeous!! ( :

sparkle100-havealook.blogspot.com said...

We have seen many clouds also for a month. Your shots of clouds and skies very nice. Stormy looking yours.

carol l mckenna said...

Magnificent photography of this gorgeous sky for SWF ~ thanks, ^_^

artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

Tanya Breese said...

oh such beautiful skies!!

EG CameraGirl said...

Pretty sky, Barb. It's amazing how beautiful sunsets can sometimes be after stormy weather!

Kerin said...

What an amazing sky! Must have been breath-taking to see in person!

I've heard a bit about some of the flooding going on there. I sure feel for those folks.

Strange weather we've had all over the country this year.

Have a good weekend.

K.

Carver said...

That's a gorgeous sky but ominous too.

Pamela Gordon said...

Really pretty skies Barb. The weather has been terrible in so many places lately. So much rain, flooding and tornadoes. I hope you have a calm and dry weekend. Pam

Amy Burzese said...

Beautiful! I've been hearing about all that weather up there. Stay safe! Looking forward to seeing those photos!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Hi Barb, that's a beautiful sky shot! I'm really looking forward to your Black Hills photos as that's a place I've never been but hope to see some day. Have a nice weekend!

Our photos said...

What a spectacular sunset !

Linda said...

Brilliant sky!
It's been stormy in Virginia too.

Karen said...

What a lovely glow!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Nice pics. We get orange clouds also, they are pretty but the light from them is creepy.

Deanna said...

Great orange sky, and we have had the rain, rain, rain here too. So muddy can't even work in the garden and don't ask me about the dog's paws...ugh!!

Stewart M said...

Cracking colour!

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Lmkazmierczak said...

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Thistle Cove Farm said...

Beautiful sky and photos are well done. I just bought a weather station and need to put it up. Thanks for the reminder.

Audrey said...

Beautiful sky ...
Blessings,
Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

Roan said...

I've been hearing about all the rain on the news. Glad your area is okay. Beautiful clouds!

Marie said...

Beautiful if ominous skies...can't wait to see your pictures of the Black Hills! Hope you are doing well.

orchid Miyako said...

Wow, Wow it seems like the sky looks actually burning; GORGEOUS capture, Barb.
So sorry for my belated comment, busy Sat. and Sun. p;)

Sending you lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

Margaret Adamson said...

Hi Glorious sunset shots.

Jacquelineand.... said...

Glad you're doing okay! Beautiful colour to the sky, but some of those clouds are looking ominous.

Chel @ Sweetbriar Dreams said...

Shame about the weather, but such amazing skies to be captured. I hope the weather improves soon. Take care xx

Beatrice Euphemie said...

Oh, I saw the reports on the news - so awful for everyone affected by the flooding! Glad you are safe! It has been a crazy year weather-wise. Beautiful photos of the orange sky - it really is 'terribly gorgeous'. Looking forward to seeing your Dakota photos. I have never been there, but always wanted to go. A hug xo Karen

My Little Home and Garden said...

Your weather made for some interesting sky shots, but that sounds like an awful lot of rain, Barb. I'm glad you managed to avoid any flooding.

Karen

Renae of Simple Sequins said...

WOW, tremendous ominous cumulus billows in yellow. Very nicely done, Barb.

Thanks for you hope and wishes for chemo 4. I know what to watch out for more and more. I am sooooo praying it is so much better. It has to be - 3 was horrid. ♥, Renae

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Hi Barb, what wonderful pics of the sky. Your talents with the camera are outstanding. WOW what a lot of rain. We just had 2 inches and that was a lot for us with flooding all around the area.
I bet your photos of SD are incredible.
Hope you are feeling good and have a nice weekend.
Hugs

EG CameraGirl said...

Ten inches of rain is a LOT of rain! Glad your area was not hit that hard. Lovely sky.

Miss Kitty said...

Beautiful! I have never seen that color in the sky before...thanks for sharing your pictures.