This morning Jason stopped by the house with a van full of apples and avocados that he had to deliver to Asheville. He stopped by the house on his way out to ask if I wanted to go along for the drive. At first I said no thank you, which quickly changed when he said the mountain tops might have snow.
This I could not turn down, especially since all we’ve seen is flurries and nothing that has really stuck to the ground.
So, I quickly threw on a few layers, grabbed my camera and we were off to Asheville. As we drove I-26 the scenery really did not change from where we just came from, Kingsport. Some of the roofs had a light layer of white, but nothing much.
Well that was until the elevation increased close to the North Carolina border. Our view instantly changed to a winter wonderland that was absolutely breathtaking.
Jason pulled off the road at a scenic overlook spot so I could take pictures. I only had five minutes to snap as many pictures as I could, so we could make it to his delivery spot.
As soon as I stepped out of the van I went from toasty to freezing. I guess I did not put on enough layers for this! But, with a camera in my hand my thoughts went from cold to I have to take a picture of this, and this, and this.
I loved hearing the crunch of the snow under my feet and seeing the branches holding onto a layer of snow.
On our way back from Asheville there was another scenic overlook that Jason stopped at, so I of course could take more pictures. This time, the temperatures felt as if they dipped 10+ degrees. So it was a quick click, click before jumping back into the heated van.
I downloaded a new photograph program, Corel PaintShop Pro. I had fun editing some of the pictures.