Skywatch Friday # 33

30 Mile Point, New York.  October, 2008.

30 Mile Point, New York. October, 2008.

Back in October, Betsy and I went to Buffalo, New York, to visit my daughter Kelly and her husband, Chuck.  On Friday they took us on a ride out in the country around Buffalo.  It wasn’t an ideal day for sight-seeing because there were showers off and on for much of the day.

One of the places we visited was 30 Mile Point on Lake Ontario.  There was a park there, and a lighthouse, which we enjoyed seeing.  While on the lighthouse grounds I took this picture of the lake.  It wasn’t raining at that particular moment, but you can see the clouds scurrying across the lake.

This is my entry for Skywatch Friday, a weekly meme of sky pictures from around the world.  To see more pictures, or to post your own, click HERE.

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36 Responses to “Skywatch Friday # 33”

  1. Guy D Says:

    Love this shot, lots of great color and the composition is perfect.

    Have a great weekend.
    Guy
    Regina In Pictures

  2. tckk Says:

    Nice picture.

  3. ewok1993 Says:

    Very nice picture. Enjoy the weekend.

    My entry is here: http://calrat.blogspot.com

  4. Hilda Says:

    Lovely shot, George! I hope you weren’t caught out in the rain! Happy Sky Watching!

  5. Rambling Woods Says:

    Next time you and Betsy are in Buffalo…Give me a wave…I am sorry that the weather wasn’t better…next time I will order sunshine…Michelle

  6. Indrani Says:

    Cloudy skies while sight seeing can give you some dramatic shots! Lovely!

  7. Carrizo Says:

    Hi.

    That is nice shot although the weather was not at its best. Buffalo sounds to me so exotic as the friend od “Old wild West”.

    Regards.

  8. beautiful Says:

    Cloudy but I can see whites promising sunshine, too! Lovely shot.

  9. angela Says:

    You travel round a lot. Last wek you were in St Lucia…
    It looks like the clouds are in layers, none of them very promising weather wise.

  10. Valkyrien Says:

    A nice SkyWatch! A sky perfectly framed by the trees – nice looking color on the one to the left!

  11. Darla Says:

    Very pretty and look at that GREEN grass! Are you my Betsy’s George?
    LOL

  12. Mildred Says:

    Great picture with the clouds rolling past. Have a nice visit with your parents and enjoy the weekend.

  13. Kathy Says:

    That is a beautiful scenic photo. Makes me wanna go visit. George hope you and Betsy have a great weekend. =)

  14. Jane Says:

    Beautiful scenery!

    Jane

  15. Suz Says:

    Just gorgeous…even with the gray/blue sky. George…you and Betsy “get around”.
    🙂 Suz

  16. Abraham Lincoln Says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this post for SkyWatch.

    Skywatch
    or
    Pat and Abe

  17. Tina Says:

    So glad you got to visit with your daughter and son in law! Even with the showers you got some nice pics.

  18. connieemeraldeyes Says:

    You guys travel a lot. Very nice picture.

  19. Debbie Says:

    I love how the clouds seem to be mimicing the angle of the trees to the right. Pretty shot!

  20. Blue Says:

    Nice shot!!! Looks like it’s going to rain any minute.

  21. Mary Says:

    That’s a beautiful view! Pulling it up larger really shows it off. I love being up around the Great Lakes in nice weather.

  22. zoid Says:

    Very nice capture and the exposure is perfect.

  23. Susie Says:

    At least you had a break in the rain where you captured a great picture George. I can only imagine how beautiful it would be there on a sunny day.

  24. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Those skies look somewhat threatening.The park does look like a great place to visit.
    Blessings,Ruth

  25. Carletta Says:

    A beautiful shot George!
    I do like those scurrying clouds. Looking at that lush green glass I’m a little envious at the moment as I look at the field of brown out my window.

    My Sky Watch is on Carletta’s Captures</a

  26. Tarolino, Finland Says:

    Hi, I see what you mean about the sun but I did put it back in the sky. Lovely shot with the autumn colours of one of the trees. The clouds do seem to move very fast indeed.

  27. Brit' Gal Sarah Says:

    Great cloud base and far off horizon you captured George.

  28. Neal Says:

    That’s still a beautiful shot, even if the weather didn’t cooperate.

  29. Jen S Says:

    Hope you parked closed, since those clouds look like they could have broken loose at any moment.

  30. Denise Says:

    Hi George that must have been a lovely trip and this is a great photo. Thanks for shring.

  31. Denise Says:

    Hi George that must have been a lovely trip and this is a great photo. Thanks for sharing.

  32. Jane Says:

    Oh George, isn’t there any way you could have convinced B to let you keep that Camaro????

    J

  33. Linnea Says:

    Yes, it looks like a storm is on its way. I love the horizon…it’s so crystal clear. Great shot. Glad you had fun outdoors. Thanks for stopping by my SWF shot. Enjoy the weekend.

  34. Arija Says:

    Terrific contrast in the clouds, great shot.

  35. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: Neat SWF, I’m stopping at a few places today but it is ,imited. Thanks for your kindness and prayers.

  36. storyteller's other blog Says:

    Stormy skies can sure be beautiful! What a lovely photograph here.
    Hugs and blessings,

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