Cloud Convention!

Clouds 3 July 17 2015

While gazing over Lake Michigan the other day, I was greeted by a rather interesting cloud gathering.  It’s almost as if they were having a ‘cloud meeting’ of sorts.  White, textured, popcorn-like clouds intertwined with long, grey barge-shaped clouds attempting to intimidate but literally filled with nothing more than hot air I suppose!

The ‘walled’ clouds seem to fill up some of the background, all the while pink hues of light kept any foreboding rain at bay.

And as quickly as this theatrical cloud contingency appeared in my midst, poof, it was gone.

  35 comments for “Cloud Convention!

  1. July 20, 2015 at 8:20 am

    Looks like we were both shown the beauty of clouds!! Hope you are well! Many blessings ❤

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    • July 20, 2015 at 8:21 am

      Hi dear Lorrie! Yes, we were! *LOL* I love your clouds with the gorgeous blue sky! And you as well my dear! Many blessings, Lorrie! Thank you! Cher xo

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  2. Don
    July 20, 2015 at 9:07 am

    Magnificent Cher. Wonderful image.

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    • July 20, 2015 at 9:10 am

      Ah, thank you so much, Don! I was hoping others wouldn’t think my photo was, ‘just a bunch of clouds’! I saw such an unusual collection of cloud types and colors that I had to share!! Hope everything is going well in the UK, Don! Cher xo

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      • Don
        July 20, 2015 at 11:19 am

        Thanks Cher, going very well. Enjoying it immensely.

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      • July 20, 2015 at 11:20 am

        I am so pleased to hear it, Don! Such good news! Cher xo

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  3. July 20, 2015 at 9:18 am

    popcorn, hum! I was thinking cotton candy 😄

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    • July 20, 2015 at 9:24 am

      Andy!!! You just named two of my favorite things! Okay, I’m going to include cotton candy! *quadruple clink for that one, Andy*! ;-P Cher xo

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  4. July 20, 2015 at 9:21 am

    Gorgeous pic, Cher.

    Do you like the O’Keeffe painting with the same theme at the AIC?

    http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/100858

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    • July 20, 2015 at 9:27 am

      Ah, thank you so much! Thank you also for providing the link to the O’Keeffe painting! I do like it, and yes, I’ve seen it at the AIC. I think it’s a great representation of what it’s like to look out the window of an airplane and see the clouds below and the sky above. Great artist! Cher xo

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  5. July 20, 2015 at 10:03 am

    What a beautiful sight once more. After all the beautiful pics you posted I am thinking of visiting Chicago as soon as possible.

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  6. July 20, 2015 at 11:58 am

    Reblogged this on georgeforfun.

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  7. July 20, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    Very pretty! Gotta love a cloud convention. 🙂

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    • July 20, 2015 at 3:52 pm

      I was quite pleased they decided to hold their convention long enough for me to take a photo! *grin* Thank you my dear! Cher xo

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  8. July 21, 2015 at 10:16 pm

    You have been giving us some wonderful cloud treats over the last year or so, Cher. What a collection. Keep that camera clicking, girl!! 🙂

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    • July 22, 2015 at 7:43 am

      Ah, bless! Thank you so much for that, dear Carol! I shall do that! *LOL* Thanks!!! Cher xo

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  9. July 22, 2015 at 9:39 pm

    Captured the image just in time!

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    • July 23, 2015 at 7:10 am

      I really was quite fortunate, wasn’t I? I saw it all float by and grabbed the camera! *LOL* Cher xo

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  10. July 27, 2015 at 7:51 am

    Wonderful. I hope to see Lake Michigan again one day.

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    • July 27, 2015 at 7:56 am

      Thank you, Brenda! It’s lovely, isn’t it? Oh won’t that be nice! I am sure you will! Cher xo

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      • July 27, 2015 at 7:57 am

        Maybe one day. My dad grew up in Michigan. We used to collect agates on the shores.

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      • July 27, 2015 at 7:58 am

        Oh did he? That must have been wonderful! Such great memories of collecting agates on the shores, I’ll bet!

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      • July 27, 2015 at 8:02 am

        Yes, they were treasures for me. I still have some, 30 years later. My father’s family all come from the great lakes, Canada and US sides.

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      • July 27, 2015 at 8:08 am

        I bet they were, Brenda. Oh you still have some? That’s really cool. Ah, you have Canadian family, too! 🙂

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      • July 27, 2015 at 8:11 am

        Yes, my family were originally in Canada, and then crossed the border in the great-great- or great-great-great-grandparent stage. We’re lost touch with the Canadian branch, but they are undoubtedly still there.

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      • July 27, 2015 at 8:13 am

        I always find it fascinating when that happens, Brenda. In the knowing there are those we are related to ‘out there’, but unaware at the same time as to who they are!

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      • July 27, 2015 at 8:15 am

        I’ve started to think we are all related if only we go back far enough. 🙂

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      • July 27, 2015 at 8:16 am

        You know, I’ve thought about that myself! *LOL* Agreed! 🙂

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      • July 27, 2015 at 8:41 am

        You’re a kindred spirit!

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      • July 27, 2015 at 8:43 am

        Indeed, Brenda!! 🙂 🙂

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  11. August 1, 2015 at 5:30 am

    This photograph is amazing Cher! 🙂

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    • August 1, 2015 at 5:31 am

      Why thank you! It was one of those perfect moments to take a photo; and then it was gone! I was really lucky! Cher xo

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