Sassafras and Sourwood

 
Sour Wood
As someone who has lived all her life in New England or Hawaii, TN has some “new” trees for me.  On my recent drive up the Foothills Parkway, I enjoyed the russet red of the Sour Wood Trees, with their lacy seedpods curving toward the . . .

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Mighty Maple & Bear Medicine

        Red Maple Tree 

Today, I took a drive part way up the Foothills Parkway in Walland, TN, where leaves are starting to turn.  In the warm stillness, this Red Maple, White Pine and a young Oak lit up the mountain in the reflection . . .

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