Thursday, September 3, 2009

Looking at the Sky - Friday - 09-04-09

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My mom used to call these little patches of blue sky "just enough to make a Dutch boy's pants." I have no idea where that saying came from. Do you?


Norm said...

excellent capture of that beautiful sky, happy weekend..

here's mine..

Your EG Tour Guide said...

I've never heard that expression before. Hmmm. I'm not sure I understand what it means. However, I like the sky with just a bit of blue.

Crazy Working Mom said...

This is a beautiful capture. Thanks so much for sharing. As for the saying, I've never heard of it either. But, I'm sure it has meaning.

Happy Friday! Thanks for playing.

-Tisha of Looking @ The Sky on Friday

Calico Crazy said...

I have no idea where the saying comes from; but I am going to have to figure out before I can rest, now. Beautiful photo of the sky though.

Calico Contemplations

Dianne said...

Dutch Boy paints used to be a really big brand - could it have started there?

pretty sky

Ralph said...

Like Dianne, I wonder about the old paint company and if the multiple colors come prom the color samples cards? What ever the saying, this sky is not merely gray, but a large grouping of grays, several shade we see. A cloudy sky is a pretty as a blue sky!

Jientje said...

No idea!!! But it makes a lovely picture!

koonsmother said...

Here's the original Dutch Boy Paints logo.

I think those pants may be what that expression refers to.

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