Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Spring View of Mt. Mitchell

Parkway Series #317   12 x 16   oil    SOLD

The red bud trees in this view of Mt. Mitchell  caught my eye as my husband and I journeyed home from Asheville last Spring. The North Carolina mountains are much higher and more rugged than the Virginia mountains;  there are more spruce than in Virginia and the evergreen trees are a different variety.  I need to be more educated on the types of trees but I have borrowed a book on the wildflowers and when they bloom; so I have some research to keep me busy for a while.  I am excited to look for new signs of life this Spring!

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