Scenic Sunday # 109: Autumn on the Parkway

View from the Fork Ridge Overlook, Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina. October 25, 2009.

This is my post for the Scenic Sunday meme, which shares beautiful scenes from around the world.  To see more Scenic Sunday posts, or to join and show your own pictures, click HERE.

Although some parts of the country have gotten some relief from the impressive heat, that relief hanse’t reached the Plateau here in East Tennessee.  So I’m looking at pictures from other seasons hoping to feel a little cooler.

The picture above was taken on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina this past October.  I like the mountain ridges receding into background.  The picture shows why these mountains are called the Blue Ridge.

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13 Responses to “Scenic Sunday # 109: Autumn on the Parkway”

  1. Ruth Hiebrt Says:

    This picture is as beautiful today as it was last year.I find myself wondering just what kind of autumn we will have this year.I’m hoping for lots of color.
    Blessings,Ruth

  2. Mildred Says:

    Just a magnificent view George. Autumn is my favorite season and I am so ready for cooler temps!

  3. Kathy Ariano Says:

    It won’t be long now, George, that we’ll be seeing scenes like this!!!!

  4. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Yes, it’s the background that makes this special. Three beautiful layers of blue.

  5. Carletta Says:

    The scene goes on and on beautifully!

    It’s still humid here with a chance of storms everyday through Tuesday.
    I could use one day of fall. 🙂

  6. Reader Wil Says:

    Mountains are so much more photogenic than the flat fields we have in our polder landscape.
    Thanks for your visit to our Remembrance Day.

  7. Neal Says:

    That is beautiful. I’ve got some shots almost identical and like you I like the mountains receding in the background.

  8. Sandra Says:

    i was hoping i would feel cooler looking at it, but it did not work for me either. it is soooooo hot down here. i have noticed a lot of blogs are discussing heat and all over the world, not just here.

  9. MaryBeth Says:

    We’ve been feeling the heat too.
    My grandsons both had football jamboree this past weekend–the hottest weekend of the year so far. And the girls were at a horse event and everybody–horses too–survived. MB

  10. happyone Says:

    A beautiful scene. Hope you get to be cool soon.

  11. Mary Says:

    Those lovely layers of blue are perfect for the Blue Ridge mountains! Nice!

  12. Susie Says:

    This heat is really making me yearn for fall.

  13. Rose Says:

    Sure a beautiful shot…I hope I am in Tennessee this fall at the right time!

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