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Spring is coming – regardless

There’s a funny thing about spring–it gets here whether you want it or not. This year I think we all want it to get here–quickly, beautifully and as fast as we can get rid of the snow coming down as I write.

There’s also a funny thing about spring in the mountains.  Just as the non-native crocus, daffodils and then the tulips have their sequence of blooms, so do the roadside wildRoadside flowers in the mountains compete with pansies planted at Prospect Hill Tn flowers. I never cease to enjoy the changing “garden” where the woods comes close to the highway, especially Hwy. 421 between Boone NC and Mountain City, TN. This road is the lead up to the Striped Snake, a glorious motorcycling road. Read More→