Down Memory Lane: A Cabin in the Mountains

In May of last year our friends Judy and Charlie invited us to spend a couple of days with them at their cabin near Otto, North Carolina.  We’ve known Judy and Charlie for several years and enjoy their company.

Their cabin is a vacation hideaway in the mountains of western North Carolina.  The deck of the cabin is a perfect place for sitting and talking or just sitting and enjoying the mountain views.

One advantage of a May visit was that the mountain laurel was in bloom.  The cabin is one of only a few on the side of the mountain, so there are many mountain laurels along the road.  Walking along the road was a visual delight for more than the mountain views.

To see these pictures and others, click HERE.

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13 Responses to “Down Memory Lane: A Cabin in the Mountains”

  1. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    Oh, what delightful captures! And such beautiful flowers! Really enjoyed reading about your getaway! Looks like a great time for all! Hope you have a wonderful weekend coming up!

    Sylvia

  2. Karin Says:

    Love those laurels! The mountains are truly beautiful – as are the two ladies enjoying sitting on the deck! Good times with friends – can’t beat it!

  3. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Had to clock on this one, George! The mountain laurel matches that beautiful pink sunset! Seen a mountain sunset, but never the mountain laurel! You’re posting very early today!

  4. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Meant had to CLICK, not clock!!!

  5. Mildred Says:

    Delightful photos George. Mountain laurel blooms remind me of old-fashioned hoop skirts! What a magical spot for a cabin and the fluffy clouds of pink blooms just enhance the mountain views.

  6. Sandra Says:

    I would love to hideaway in that cabin. I love Mountain laurel. Pine Mountain is covered in it, but i think i twas not blooming when you were there this summer. that mountain covered in it is wonderful.

  7. MaryBeth Says:

    So delightful. And a nice collage. Aren’t Mountain Laurel just so beautiful. MB

  8. Kathy Says:

    What peace! Good friends, beautiful surroundings — such blessings.

  9. Tricia Says:

    Oh yes, a visual delight, indeed! How beautiful! Do they smell good, too?

  10. busy bee suz Says:

    So beautiful!!! How does one become friends with Judy and Charlie? 🙂

  11. Hilda Says:

    Such fabulous views from their deck! Enviable.

  12. Linda G. Says:

    Lovely photographs, George. It is interesting that you should mention mountain laurel. Bob and I went for a drive yesterday. On our way home we drove along a road that we had never been on. We passed by lots and lots of mountain laurel. Bob has taken “mountain laurel motorcycle rides” in the past. He said he would like to make one next year, along the road that we traveled yesterday. The perimeters of the road contained more mountain laurel than we have ever seen!

  13. Loren McGhee Says:

    What wonderful photos! I LOVE being in the mountains and curling up with a blanket and friends or family! It is just one of my most FAVORITE times EVER!!
    Everything is far more beautiful, so precious and full of wonder in the mountains…Truly just Divine to me! By the looks on their faces I think they just might agree 😉

    Have a blessed week!

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