Author Archives: Cindy A. Johnson

About Cindy A. Johnson

I live in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. I love to read, work in my flower and vegetable gardens, feed and watch the birds in the yard, sit on the front porch looking at the mountains and go camping. I also like to watch wildlife, including my cats and dog (ha!). I write online articles on a variety of subjects. Check out my book reviews at: http://readerjots.wordpress.com, wonderful nature stuff at http://mynaturenotes.wordpress.com and assorted articles on interesting stuff at http://Esmeowl12.hubpages.com. My first ebook was published in January 2012: "Alphamania: An Alphabet Resource for Teachers and Parents." Check out the blog at http://alphabetletters.wordpress.com.

Beauty of the Bradford Pear Tree

Bradford Pear trees are some of spring’s most beautiful sights. I’ve heard them described as “popcorn” trees since the blooms resemble popped kernels of corn. I love how they line driveways and parking lots in neat rows with perfectly shaped branches and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Show Your Love on Valentine’s Day

A new year has arrived. I now believe what I was told when I was younger. Time really does fly as you age. I am very busy preserving the leaves I collected in the fall and have begun crafting new … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaf Wedding Invitations

The wedding invitations for my friends Courtney and Andy are ready! I hope they will be as excited as I am about them! To create these invitations, I sent Courtney the blank cards and she had them printed on the … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves are Falling Here in the Smokies

It is PRIME leaf peeping season here in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and surrounding areas! The profusion of color is amazing and breath-taking. Here are just a few glimpses of the beautiful world God has given us this … Continue reading

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is Open for Business

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is open for business (at least until Sunday, October 19, 2013)! Come one, come all to enjoy our beautiful mountains, waterfalls, hiking trails, visitor centers, picnic areas and campgrounds! We are so grateful to … Continue reading

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Special Order – Autumn Leaf Giraffe

I just finished a special order for an autumn leaf giraffe as a surprise for a friend’s birthday. It turned out quite well, if I do say so myself. What do you think? This sweet giraffe was made from acid-free cream card … Continue reading

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