An Autumn Walk

There are some interesting paths for walking on the grounds of the Carl Sandburg Home in North Carolina.  Last week while I was there it was a sunny and somewhat cool day.  It simply meant that having a light jacket made it more comfortable for being outdoors.  The path I chose went along a lake and the leaves were just starting to change color.  It was even possible to see everything twice because of the reflections on the water.

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I took a leisurely walk so I could admire this scenery.

Picking Apples in North Carolina

On a sunny afternoon last week I went to an orchard near Hendersonville, North Carolina to pick apples.  The scenery was delightful and I spent as much time taking pictures and admiring the view as I did collecting apples.  It was near the end of the season so there were very few trees that had apples on them.  My choice was a variety called Pink Lady apples, which were still plentiful and ready to be picked.  So basket in hand I started down the hill (a very steep one) in search of these trees.

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