my sky

When this old world starts a getting me down,
and people are just too much for me to face.
I'll climb way up to the top of the stairs and all my cares just drift right into space.
On the roof, it's peaceful as can be and there the world below don't bother me, no, no.

So when I come home feeling tired and beat, I'll go up where the air is fresh and sweet.
I'll get far away from the hustling crowd and all the rat-race noise down in the street.
On the roof, that's the only place I know, look at the city, baby.
Where you just have to wish to make it so, let's go up on the roof.
(props to Gerry Goffin & Carole King)


For more skies, visit hosts/hostesses Sandy Carlson, Louise, Sylvia, Klaus, Wren, & Fishing Guy at the Sky Command Center!

27 comments:

  1. Classic tune, classic photo!

    I liked James Taylor's cover of that song too.

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  2. I love this shot and the perfect song to go with it.

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  3. I'd love to live somewhere warm where I could sleep on the roof under the stars at night. :)

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  4. James Taylor rocks, well slightly rolls. Great shot, happy Friday.

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  5. Clear blue sky a unique place for the umbrealla ^_^

    SkyWatchFriday

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  6. Love the song, great memories and what a terrific capture for the day! You're the best, Daryl! Have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  7. Yes...great song...and very different photo...good capture.

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  8. Haven't heard that one in quite a while.Love it. It's a great picture!

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  9. Great shot of sky!Have a nice weekend!

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  10. Love the shot.
    Love the tune.
    Would love an afternoon up there to just soak in the city...

    p.s. glad you chose "Up On The Roof" and not Rhianna's "Umbrella-elle-ella"...aaack! ;)

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  11. I wouldn't mind spending an hour on that roof listening to the music:)
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  12. Sure, I'll meet you on top of the roof. Will J.T, be there too?

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  13. hee hee
    Good one, Daryl!
    It's almost as if the umbrella is there to keep water out of the vent pipe.

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  14. I want to know what's going on under that umbrella...well, the Gladys Kravitz in me does.

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  15. aloha,

    very interesting skies and subject matter, i love your homage to a favorite song.

    i have different skies and messages on both of my blogs, you can choose either to visit, or both.

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  16. Wonderful shot! I think rooftops have their own kind of peace. Just want to be there!

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  17. What a fun photo of city and sky. I can't imagine relaxing on a roof!

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  18. The chimney pipe looks more like to roof of my cabin that what I would think about in New York City. Must be a crazy busy place. I like it out here in the bush where it's green and quiet. But then, I've never been to New York so I shouldn't pre-judge. - Margy

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  19. Summer is almost here! The umbrellas are not for rain anymore , hooray!
    Lovely photo and song too!

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  20. I love the umbrella, it seems so out of place and yet so perfect there

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  21. I like everything about this and understand completely that need to climb up on the roof and let the world go by!

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  22. A real summer in the city shot.. cool!

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