Blue Ridge Parkway

We had a reservation for a Hot air balloon ride on Oct 13 but the operator called the previous night to cancel due to bad weather. It seemed that it was going to be windy. We were disappointed but decided to get up early anyway to see the sunrise. The fog was dense and we couldn’t …

Last week of Summer 2015

On Saturday, we went to the Blue Ridge Parkway hoping to see the Monarch butterflies migrating south. Unfortunately, we didn’t see any………now I’m thinking about going to see the butterflies in Mexico 🙂 The leaves were already starting to show beautiful Fall colors.    


Flowers blooming all around me 🙂 The seasons are shifting, The winter shades lifting, The springtime is filling Earth’s children with mirth. The daffodil yellow, The south wind so mellow, The gentle rain falling, Upon the green earth. The song sparrow singing, New life quickly springing, All nature is telling A tale of rebirth: The …

A weekend around Asheville, NC

We took a short trip to Asheville to see the colors of Fall. The photos below were taken around Linville and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We had dinner in Asheville and then spent the night in a cute Inn in Chimney Rock. The next day early in the morning we went hiking. Holding tight.