The Linn Cove Viaduct

The last link in the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Linn Cove Viaduct was completed in 1987 at a cost of $10 million and wraps around the slope of Grandfather Mountain in western North Carolina. The mountain is the highest and most rugged peak in the Blue Ridge Mountain range. Recognized as an engineering marvel, the…

Pic and a Word Challenge: Peaks

Blue Ridge Mountain peaks, as seen from an overlook somewhere on the highway between Dillard, Georgia and Highlands, North Carolina “The mountains are calling and I must go.” (John Muir)   This challenge is a new one to me, as I was just introduced to Pix to Words who sponsors it each week.  It looks…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Local

I don’t live in a town, but rather live halfway between two small towns in Northeast Georgia. Our house is one of three homes on an unpaved lane located a short distance from the main highway.   Local to me means scenes like these:     See other interpretations of local or join the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge here.  

A Word A Week Photo Challenge: Mountains

Although I live in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, I have only a very few photos of the mountains.  For this week’s photo challenge hosted by A Word in Your Ear, here is one of the Blue Ridge taken from an overlook on Highway 106 in North Carolina.   For more information on the…