All posts are copyright Barbara Rogers 2018. Please ask if you wish to share, and give attribution to the author. Find my ancestry blog at Three Family Trees, and more personal notes are now at "When I Was 75."
The Swannanoa Valley, where you see the pale green is where the Swannanoa River passes along its way to the French Broad, which goes through many more mountains to the Tennessee to the Mississippi. Maybe there are a few other rivers in that stream, but it will take you to the Gulf of Mexico eventually.
The last of the dogwood, which endured Dogwood Winter a week ago, and another unnamed frost. We've still got Blueberry Winter coming before it's really spring.
The lake is pretty full (Lake Tomahawk) after rains.
But last week there were still some snow clouds up at the Blue Ridge Parkway
An ornamental Cherry tree on it's last hurrah...on Doughtery Street across from the library.