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The most wonderful place on Earth...to me, anyway. My father was born in the house he lives in right now. He's 75 years old, and the hero of my life. Never a bad word to anyone, he walks the walk. I was taken away from him at an early age, but reconnected later on in my life.
This is Sylva, North Carolina. The name speaks for itself, for it is nestled in the Smoky Mountains, not too many folks live there, but those of us who are able to say our roots are here, are proud to do so. The quiet beauty of this mountain community has the mystique of a fairy land.
There is a mist that comes over the mountains in the mornings, and if you are hiking early you will experience the beauty of this area.
I will always love this place, and I hope many of you get to visit it. Thanks for letting me tell you about Sylva.

Trees In Greens Creek

Greens Creek View with Tree in Sepia 2012

  • December 30th, 2012
  • Canon AE1
  • 2.78mm / f/2.6 / 1/2272 sec

Way Up in the Smokies, a Lake

Glenville Lake 2012

  • December 30th, 2012
  • Canon AE1
  • 2.78mm / f/2.6 / 1/508 sec

From My Father's Place

Greens Creek Long View Pasture 2012

  • December 30th, 2012
  • Canon AE1
  • 2.78mm / f/2.6 / 1/413 sec

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