Thursday, April 19, 2012

Note Card Party for April

Well, I almost missed out on joining this wonderful party. But Vee told me I had a little time!

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The highest peak in the photos below is Mt. Pisgah in the Appalachian Mountain range and part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We hiked this mountain last summer and I posted about it HERE ! (entitled ‘Not for wimps !’)

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I took all of these photos from our balcony here in Asheville, NC.

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What a beautiful view….

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one that changes for every season and all through the day!

I’m joining Vee at A Haven for Vee .

Thank you!

47 comments:

jeanetteann said...

How beautiful,a very restful place I would think. xx

helen tilston said...

Hi Dianne

This is spectacular and we drove through here on Monday as the sun rose. It is awesome and the scale and volume is almost impossible to capture in a photo. Like the Grand Canyon, one must visit it in person.
A great post

Helen xx

Ginger Zuck said...

Wowzeer! Diane, all the photos are breathtaking. I miss my mountains! So glad I have you to share them. Just stunning!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS photos!! Love them!! Thanks for stopping by my bloggy!! I appreciate it!

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Oh wow! Those are beautiful pictures.

Dee

Vee said...

Just under the wire, Diane! =D So beautiful. You have the most delightful views there in the mountains and all from your own balcony.

Elizabeth said...

Oh how I would love to be sitting on your balcony with my morning coffee!

NanaDiana said...

How beautiful. I absolutely love that area of the country and Asheville is one of my favorite places ever. xo Diana

Barbara F. said...

Gorgeous photos of gorgeous scenery! xo

Precious said...

Yea! I love them all!

Shannon @ Cozy Home Scenes said...

You're lucky to have such pretty views in both places you live. Many of us have to travel to see this kind of beauty, so I'm envious you just look out the window. Thanks for sharing your life with us Diane!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Beautiful photos! I know you had a wonderful time there!

Carol said...

Diane,
First of all - your photos are lovely. The rainbow is amazing. I love looking out and seeing the mountains in the distance (we have them here, but they are very different from where you are). They remind me of the majesty of God.
Your previous post on eating well and healthy is inspirational. I always am fighting those 5 lb or so,up and down, up and down, although I do lead a healthy lifestyle. My downfall is sugar, because I crave it so, and love to bake. Your post is helpful because it affirms a lot of the things I have incorporated already and it works for you.
Thank you for the encouragement!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

You do have a marvelous view from your Asheville, NC home, Diane! Your photos would make a perfect set of note cards. I especially love the rainbow photo!

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

What beautiful sites...I love the Carolinas! Go there every year!!

Kasia said...

Beautiful pictures! :)

Hugs,

pembrokeshire lass said...

So funny...I woke to a rainbow too...but in very different surroundings!! lovely views from your balcony!! Joan

Angela said...

I didn't realize you also lived in the mountains. I grew up on the Tennessee side of the mountains, and really miss seeing them. Thanks for sharing your view!

Snap said...

All of them are beautiful, but I really love the first one and the rainbow. Wonderful selections for Vee's party ... travel cards and beautiful scenery!

Robin @ Happily Home, After said...

Glad you still had time to get in the party because I wouldn't have wanted to miss seeing that view and I love a rainbow. I love Asheville, such a wonderful artistic community, and you've shared with us your lovely artistic snaps of the mountains. Thanks!

Robin
happilyhomeafter.blogspot.com

Porch Days said...

Boy, would I love to sit on your balcony! Fantastic view. I love the mountains. You really captured it in these shots.

Della said...

What a breathtaking view! Beautiful! I love that rainbow shot! Rainbows always put a smile on my face :D

Susan At Glen Oaks Primitives said...

Gorgeous, spectacular country.
Hugs,
Susan

Beth said...

what beautiful views. just lovely. so happy to have a chance to see them thanks to the blog hop. take care. (:

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Oh my goodness -- having a view like that SURELY must be illegal! Lovely pictures!

Denise at Forest Manor said...

Wow, these photos are terrific!! I'll have to read your post about climbing Mt. Pisgah. Is that the town of Black Mountain I see in that first picture (beautiful rainbow)? We live in North Carolina and also love visiting the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Thank you for visiting my blog and have a great weekend!

Denise

Diane Writes said...

Breathtaking pictures namemate! I've gone mountain climbing only once yet. And seeing pictures of beautiful mountains make me want to repeat the experience.

Marina@Picnic at Marina said...

Diane, it's beautiful! I love that photo with clouds the most, such a dramatic view!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

What gorgeous photo's of the Blue Ridge Mts. I am still using my little wooden basket that my bunnies came in. I put a saucer in it and am determined to use it for my Spring decor! So sweet. Bunnies are sleeping until next Easter.. :) Although...

Danice said...

Gorgeous photos, Dianne. I love the Blue Ridge Mntns.

xinex said...

How lucky of you to have a breathtaking view like that from your balcony....Christine

Sarah~Magnolia Surprise said...

What beautiful photos -- especially the rainbow! You must spend all of your time out on your balcony with views like those!
Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving your lovely comment!

laurie said...

wow, beautiful!!

ImSoVintage said...

I am so awed by your view, Diane. Your photos are simply stunning.
Hugs,
Laura

Little Susie Home Maker said...

What a pretty mountain view! I live at the base of the Rocky Mountains. And thank God for the beauty of a view I have every day, in all seasons. Thank you for sharing your pretty pictures.
Blessings,
Susie

Anne said...

Lovely!! We have a nice view here too. Its wonderful to have morning coffee and cocktails outside gazing around, isn't it!

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

Great framing on your beautiful photos.

Nezzy said...

Wow, the photos are spectacular...takes my breath away!!!

What a beautiful area!

God bless and enjoy your weekend sweetie!!! :o)

Georgina said...

Such beautiful mountains and clouds!

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

These photos are breathtaking. You convinced me! I need to go there. laurie

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DearHelenHartman said...

Gorgeous. Hubby is always trying to get me to go to Ashland. Now I see why.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Diane, What incredible pics you share. Looks like the perfect way to relax. This would make a gorgeous painting.

Have a wonderful weekend.
XO Celestina Marie

Floortje said...

I really love your blog dear!
Keep posting!!

XO

Donna said...

That view is just amazing!

❀~Myrna~❀ said...

Beautiful spectacular pics !

Leah in Iowa said...

I like bright, colorful and sunshiny photos, but I must say your last one is my most favorite. Cloudy days like this say "comfort" to me. Thanks for sharing!