Skywatch Friday # 54: Cades Cove

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee.  July 23, 2009.

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee. July 23, 2009.

This is my post for Skywatch Friday, a meme for sharing views of the sky from all over the world.  To see more, or to join and share your own photos of the sky, click HERE.

Yesterday Betsy and I visited our friends Judy and Charlie, who were camping at Cades Cove in the Smokies.  Judy and Charlie camp there every year, and Betsy and I usually go over to visit with them at least one day.  We sit around a campfire (it’s been cool in the mountains) and get caught up on what each couple has been doing since the last time we got together.

We talked so much yesterday that we didn’t have time for a hike, so the best Betsy and I could do was drive to the beginning of the Cades Cove loop and get a few pictures.  That’s where the picture above was taken.

Celebrating our monthaversary at Cafe Uno, Maryville, Tennessee.  July 23, 2009.

Celebrating our monthaversary at Cafe Uno, Maryville, Tennessee. July 23, 2009.

Yesterday was our 97th ‘monthaversary’.  We decided since we met so late in life we would celebrate our wedding ‘monthaversary’ as well as the anniversary.  Since it was on the way home, we decided to stop at Uno’s for a deep dish Chicago pizza.  It had been quite some time since we had one and that seemed like a great way to end a special day.

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16 Responses to “Skywatch Friday # 54: Cades Cove”

  1. Louise Cannon Says:

    Pretty sky. And YUM! I log deep dish Chicago pizza! I used to get it at this tiny place in St. Louis. It’s been years…

  2. Suz Says:

    I love the Mothaversary! You guys are too cute.

  3. Suz Says:

    Monthaversary…not moth. 🙂

  4. Larry D Says:

    Great photo, sitting around the campfire catching up is an excellent way to spend a month anniversary!

  5. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: Fun to hear this from you and Betsy, neat view from the mountain.

  6. MaryBeth Says:

    Great sky. I love any kind of clouds.

    Happiness on your special day–every day, every month, every year. MB

  7. Susie Says:

    Seeing these pictures makes me want to go back to the mountains so bad!

  8. Carol Says:

    Happy monthaversary…nice shots…I love the mountains…

  9. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    What a great view and what a terrific shot! Love the clouds! And, yes, wishing you happiness on your special day – every day, every month, every year! Couldn’t agree more with MaryBeth!
    Have a great weekend!
    Sylvia

  10. Carletta Says:

    I would have loved to have been at Cades Cove with you guys. Just right after the entrance was where I got my first bear photo a few years ago. I love the stillness of that place.
    You and Betsy are a special couple – monthaversary – so romantic. Here’s to many more months.

  11. Rose Says:

    Happy Anniversary! Wonderful idea to celebrate every month.

  12. Linda Says:

    How lovely to sit around a campfire and chat, especially with views like this.

  13. Leedra Says:

    Nice place to catch up with friends, even if you didn’t make it into the loop. I have been having Cades Cove withdrawal, but just cannot find the time to go up there.

  14. babooshka Says:

    Always good to catch up with friends and always good to see a smoky mountain view.

  15. Bryan Says:

    97 months and counting! Congrats! Anything special planned for the 100th?

  16. happilyretired Says:

    What a WONDERFUL way to celebrate!!! Happy 97th ;–)
    Here’s to MANY more.
    Hugs and blessings,

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