Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Midweek Blues Overhead

Hubs and I have lived in our area for the last three years. Last week we visited the local regional airport just to see what it looked it. It's fair to say it is a small airport with not a lot of activity.
We were the only car circling the lot when we were there. I asked Hubs to pull over so I could take a photo of this turquoise plane for Midweek Blues. To me the paint color is reminiscent of an old fifties Chevrolet.
As we were pulling away to leave we heard the sound of a plane taking off and I was fairly quick in getting this shot of a royal blue plane as it left the landing strip.
After we had left the airport we stopped by a Wildlife Refuge where I took this shot of a dragonfly. The plane above flew overhead. You can't tell from the silhouette in the overcast sky but it was mostly blue as well.
Have a wonderful Wednesday and don't let any 'midweek blues' get you down. Keep looking up!
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14 comments:

Thom said...

Airplanes are fascinating. So that's whet you were when you captured that green dragon fly. Great photos my friend.

Greyscale Territory said...

Interesting varieties of blue planes! The first one is an unusual blue for a plane! Great shots!

Neal said...

I love airplanes. They kind of fascinate me. I love to go to the Wright Patterson AF base in Ohio and look.

Rebecca said...

It is like a 50s Chevy. Great thought. I am surprised how many blue planes you found at one little airport.

Carol said...

Nice shots of the blue planes. You got some good flight shots. And the dragonfly photo is gorgeous. ( Lucky you to have all the deer in your yard.)

Dianne said...

you did a great job of capturing the plane in the air!!

George said...

This is certainly a high-flying Midweek Blues post. I like your blue planes, although I have to take your word for the last one.

Craver Vii said...

I didn't know about all these little airports sprinkled around, since I grew up near O'Hare. I think that had the reputation of being the busiest airport. But in Bolingbrook, we have Clow International Airport. How does such a small airport with tiny planes come to be an "international" airport? Anyway, there is where I learned about the $100 hamburger. That's where a pilot will fuel up and travel one or two hours away, just to eat a hamburger. It used to cost a hundred bucks to make the trip, but I'm sure it's more now. I could never justify blowing money like that. Maybe I could find some of these pilots and talk to them about donations toward short-term missions.

JunieRose2005 said...

Nice Midweek Blues shots!

I like the color of the first plane best!

Kathy said...

You're right ~ I remember a '57 Chevy being that color. And also a '56 Ford Fairlane ~ my folks had one!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Perfect for Midweek Blues, Carletta... I have always had a fascination for airplanes... I could sit and watch them land and take off over and over.... Neat pictures.
Hugs,
Betsy

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GrammyMouseTails said...

we live near a small airport & see & hear them over head a lot. we should stop by more often! they also have a parachuting club that reg. jumps there.
sorry I am a bit late this week, but thanks for for stopping again. (loved the deer in the Buck post, yours have the longer snouts than ours)
Faythe @GMT

Pat said...

I'd think that first plane would tend to get lost up in the blue sky! What a great color!