Spring in the Mountains and in the Garden

Spring has sprung in the mountains! On our property, our cherry is starting to bloom. I'm not sure what variety this is, I think it is a Japanese cherry, but I really don't know. I've never seen any fruit on it. Or else the birds and bears are eating them before I notice any. Still, …

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First Drive of the Season

Warmer weather has come, and we eagerly anticipated the first drive of the season with our car club yesterday.  We weren't the only ones, seems like a lot of members had cabin fever, and were glad to get the cars out. That is our blue TVR on the left. We met up at a parking …

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First Outing in the Little British Car

We got the TVR out on Saturday for a drive with friends.  It is one of our favorite things to do, springtime in the mountains just has to be experienced.  We really enjoy these drives, and we get to see some of our wonderful blooming trees.  So, here we are at the parking lot, gathering …

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April at My Carolina Home

Finally, warm weather!!  The trees are taking it to heart and have burst into a perfusion of blooms!!  These are weeping cherry trees on a neighbor's property.  These are 60-80 feet tall with long fronds of blooms. Beautiful, aren't they?  I wish I could capture that shade of pink, it is a pale cherry pink, …

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