Sky Watch Friday

While we were driving home from our hike last week in the desert, I took the following picture just because I loved the contrast of barren desert hill and brilliant blue sky. The streaks of clouds still thrill me when I look at this shot.

I took this second picture for much the same reason...

 

The dry muted tones of the earth contrasting with the broad paintbrush sweep of the sky...

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