View from Water Rock, our house in the Balsam Range of the Great Smoky Mountains, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Maggie Valley, North Carolina.
Our back yard at Water Rock.
Another shot of our back yard at Water Rock.
The edge of the mountain at Water Rock.
Western view from the deck at Water Rock.
North view from the deck at Water Rock.
View to the north from Water Rock.
View to the north.
Panarama of the northern view from Water Rock.
Vinnie taking a snoozette.
Sunset view from Water Rock.
Western view from Water Rock.
Panarama of the western view from Water Rock.
Sun behind the clouds from Water Rock.
Vincenzo snooping around.
Darkness comes to the Smokies.
Sunset, August 22.
Dead hemlock trees, a common sight due to the adelgid, a small insect which has destroyed the native hemlock trees throughout the Smokies.
Vinnie enjoying the day.
Something has his attention -- perhaps, a wascally wabbit.
Sunset, August 23.
From the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The back yard at Water Rock.
Vincenzo on the deck.