Down Memory Lane: The Smokies in the Spring (2001)

2001 -- Smokies Spring

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

Betsy and I visited the Smoky Mountains in May, 2001.  I had never spent much time in the Smokies, but I had an excellent guide since Betsy had visited them when she lived in Tennessee earlier.  We very much enjoyed the beautiful green of the mountains and the flowing clear waters of the streams.

In the collage above, you see Betsy on the deck of the Wonderland Lodge, where we stayed, on the upper left.  A view of Newfound Gap, near the Tennessee/North Carolina border is on the upper right.

A nice man took the picture of Betsy and me along Mill Creek in Cades Cove.  In the lower center is a photo of the John Oliver cabin, also in Cades Cove.  I got the picture of Betsy along Mill Creek which is on the lower right of the collage.

To see larger versions of these pictures and others, click HERE.

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19 Responses to “Down Memory Lane: The Smokies in the Spring (2001)”

  1. Ms. A Says:

    Wonderful images from all those years ago!

    Just like Betsy’s latest post, this isn’t showing on my dashboard yet. I saw it on Facebook.

  2. Ms. A Says:

    Now this post is showing on the dashboard, but Betsy’s still isn’t there?

  3. diane Says:

    Lovely memories.”Photos are the pilot light of memory.

  4. Fishing Guy Says:

    Wonderful country to visit my friend.

  5. Betsy Adams Says:

    Ah—–Memory Lane, huh????? How special is that!!! AND—bet we can’t count the number of times we have visited the Smokies together since we met….. LOTS and LOTS I’m sure… Oh —how I love YOU and Oh–how I love the Smokies… Great collage.
    Love,
    Wifey

  6. sylviakirk Says:

    Such a lovely place and great captures!! You both look SO happy!! That’s the best part of all!! Have a great new week!!

  7. Linda G. Says:

    This is a wonderful collection of pictures from your 2001 visit. Love the picture of Betsy on that big stone and the one at Mill Creek, as well as the one of the two of you at Mill Creek.

  8. Jeevan Says:

    Beautiful collage work! So nice to see you both pretty young there 🙂

  9. treadway Says:

    Wonderful memories! Love the pictures of you guys and the ones of Betsy!

  10. MaryBeth Says:

    Fun images from a few years ago. Look at Betsy’s longer hair. Lovely area there. I would like to visit .
    MB

  11. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    I love the top right the best, it is beautiful! Next best is the cabin!

  12. rhiebert Says:

    Beautiful memories.

  13. EG CameraGirl Says:

    What a lovely look back in time, George!

  14. ewok1993 Says:

    beautiful scenery out there.

    did you ever go back since then?

    Worth a Thousand Words

  15. Carletta Says:

    These are a wonderful reminder for you of those first trips and a reminder for us that those warm spring/summer days aren’t too far away. 🙂

  16. Rajesh Says:

    Wonderful set of shots from the trip to the smoky mountain.

  17. ladyfi Says:

    Lovely memories!

  18. Sartenada Says:

    Memories stay this way in memories. Very beautiful photos!

  19. diane Says:

    Happy Birthday George, keep enjoying life.

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