A dwelling in rural Alexander County, North Carolina looks abandoned
A tree leaning into the Catawba River, North Carolina appears to be too thirsty!
A burst of flower color in Spring …
A blooming Lily of the Nile ….
A beautiful Plumeria blooming against a blue sky …
A Purple Coneflower bursting with colors …
Nature’s color combination of flowers ….
Colorful Azaleas blooming in North Carolina
Green buds hide the beauty of the hibiscus flower in the background
Sign of our current times at the local outdoor market – you can buy the flowers, but you can’t smell them there!
Sunset at a farm in rural North Carolina
Roads, including the Linn Cove Viaduct, built along the mountains for traveling on the famed Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina
The Mile High Swinging Bridge, America’s highest suspension footbridge, was built to give visitors easy access to the breathtaking view from Grandfather Mountain’s Linville Peak in North Carolina. The 228-foot suspension bridge spans an 80-foot chasm at more than one mile in elevation.
The most scenic of still-water bodies on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Price Lake is a must-see if you are traveling the Parkway through North Carolina. It is situated with a view across the lake of Grandfather Mountain’s Galloway Peak.
A glimpse of the natural beauty of North Carolina
Clouds obscure a sunrise in Hickory, North Carolina
Alexander County in North Carolina is almost rural farmland and has many old farm structures. Here is an old barn that almost looks like soon-to-be firewood, very similar to what is stored there under an awning.
Riverbend Park on Catawba River (near Hickory) offers multiple hiking trails and even benches to relax and watch the flowing water
Rink Dam is located just 2.3 miles from Bethlehem, in Alexander County, in the state of North Carolina.
Renovated Union Square in Downtown Hickory is filled with a variety of unique retail shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, all in a park-like setting in the heart of Hickory. Here is a reflection of Union Square from the windows of the old Railroad Station, now converted to a restaurant.