Relief Road: The Blue Ridge Parkway is a calm, peaceful, and beautiful place to unwind. An original poem accompanies this Fall photo taken near Little Switzerland, NC.
The road is narrow, two lanes wide
It slips through hills and mountainside
Lined with trees of many colors
Tunnels through into another
In the city, streets are jammed
With cars and buses honking, rammed
Into a tunnel lined with stone
Buildings high and sunlight gone
Time stands still up in the hills
At lookouts with dramatic thrills
Of colors, beauty, spread below
A quiet view of nature's show
It isn't far to find relief
From traffic woes and crowded grief
Take two lane roads at thirty-five
Hello! I am a published professional artist living in Asheville, North Carolina. My artwork has been featured in fine art galleries in Arizona and North Carolina, and in calendars, books, and magazines. The magazines include The Scenic, the Laurel of Asheville, The Writers & Artists Quarterly, COSTCO Magazine, Wild WNC News, Camera in the Wild Magazine, and more. I have had articles published in several of the these magazines as well.
The Blue Ridge Parkway Calendar produced by Ray's Weather Center has included my images continuously since 2012.
My art is unique; created using cameras, software, digital tools, and/or acrylic paints. Sometimes I start with a photograph; sometimes I start with an idea on the computer; sometimes I...
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