Anyone who knows me, knows that I don't believe in taking it easy. I jump in with both feet without looking...and deal with the consequences later.
Well, why should today be any different??? Last night I was going through some of my favorite pics to decide which one would get to be the ONE! Way too many to choose from...with 6 hard drives full of captured moments, it was a difficult task. As I browsed through them memories of those special moments returned. In the past 3 years I've travelled over 100,000 in my wonderful Honda Element, affectionally called "The Ugly" because it really is ugly.
I decided that today would be in memory of my all time favorite place to visit....The Smokey Mountains, in particular a wonderful old cabin in Cades Cove.
As I spent the afternoon painting, I realize that my experience as a painter is a lot less than my ability to capture this delightful place with a camera. In spite of that limitation I throughly enjoyed trying to convey the beauty that will be there in a few short weeks.