Mountain House Series (The Inside)

When we moved out to the west coast, we sold the North Carolina mountain house. Maintaining it from this distance was just too problematic, though we both loved it: Silence punctuated by really loud frog sounds in the summer Awesome thunderstorms with torrential downpours A car meandering down the road maybe every 4 hours The smell of clean, fragrant mountain… Continue reading

P’cola T’storm

Amazingly, people were swimming in the Gulf before, during, and probably after this storm.  But maybe, it was ok.  I never went down to the water.  If any oil or dispersant were around, it wasn’t visible from the hotel room balcony.  Sunday night, the last night of the visit, a big thunderstorm came from the north.  I shot this short… Continue reading