Category Archives: Great Smoky Mountains

Let it Snow or Let it Go?

Well, I DID wish for at least one good snow this year. I think I got it.   Advertisements

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Exciting News x 2

Fall is really here!!! So excited to see this beautiful maple tree (albeit in a parking lot) as I travel to and from work each day. The photo doesn’t do it justice but the leaves are all shades – green, … Continue reading

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Red is Good

This week, as I walked through the employee area where I work, I stopped in shock by a young maple tree by the sidewalk. This is what is saw: I couldn’t believe it! Fall really IS coming and it’s only … Continue reading

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Keep Our Bears Safe!

Remember to maintain a safe distance from the bears (and all wildlife) in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The bears are hungry and are feeding on the abundant fruits available to them.

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Purple-y Day

Today seems like it should be a purple-y kind of day and I have just the right photo to demonstrate it. These bright pansies brighten my mood and encourage me on this chilly spring morning. Hope you enjoy them, too!

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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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