Sunday, August 03, 2008

Cooler Up There

What does one do when it is 97 degrees out and oppressively hot and unbearable for the umpteenth day in a row? Well, Marty & I escaped up to the mountains yesterday and it was heavenly. It was - and I am not kidding - a full 32 degrees cooler up at Julian Price Park. We did the 2.5 mile trail around the lake and it was gorgeous.

With Blowing Rock only an hour or so away, there's no reason why we won't be doing this more often.

Of course, the day started off divinely too. My neighbor brought over a basket of fresh peaches and I baked a homemade peach pie.

And if that ain't country, I'll kiss your...