C had told me about this place, as he had stopped there on his way home from a church Vestry retreat a year or so ago...and he loved it. The ice cream was indeed fabulous (I had coconut and C had butter pecan)...and worth every point, Gerrie!
So here we are somewhere between Otto and Asheville........I love the green of summer in our part of the south!
And look at these day lilies:
Isn't that just pretty:
Yeah, the Great Smoky Mountains!!
Another wonderful old barn that almost escaped me:
Well, now you can see just why I was having trouble keeping up with the barns:
I'm on my second reading of Jane Dunnewold's wonderful "Complex Cloth", thanks to Karoda! Now I can't wait to get back home and start "work" again! Let me see, how long have we been gone??
We arrived in Bristol, Tennessee at about 6:00 PM, and after checking in to our hotel, we headed for the minor league baseball stadium to see the Bristol Sox play host to the Burlington Royals. Our friend Bob is an ardent Chicago White Sox fan, so we really felt driven to get to this game. It was a lot of fun...a couple of home runs, a few strikeouts, and several double plays...not bad for a rookie team. The Bristol Sox won 6-4, Bob.
As the sun was setting over the stadium, C and I happened to glance up and see these beautiful clouds:
Hope I haven't bored you...we've had so much fun...but the traffic has been hell!!