Friday, October 24, 2008

How Do You Describe Vacation??

We just returned from a quick vacation and it was absolutely wonderful. Are there any words which can describe the feeling of relaxation while on vacation? Is it the cool, brisk wind which accompanied perfect weather or gazing up at the clear, bright, blue sky? Or staring with awe at mountain peaks and valleys knowing the Creator of everything is still in control today? Is it the joy of relaxing and just enjoying one another? Is it the feeling of not having to be a certain place and looking forward with anticipation to going on a short day trip where all you do is look around and enjoy God's creation. I think the best part is just being relaxed and happy! Smiling at one another, taking time to love and appreciate each other. These are the moments I will try to capture as we return to our everyday lives.
Of course I took lots of pictures...but I won't overwhelm you...yet.
Here is a sunrise in the Smokey Mountains:
This is taken off the deck of our cabin:

Here is a patch of glorious color, right outside the bedroom window?

No wonder I woke up happy!

This was the view from the other side of the room:

It was a wonderful, quick vacation, but the memories will always be held close in our hearts.


  1. I'm so excited you've joined us. Totally okay to link! Looks like you had a great vacation!

  2. That is beautiful!!! Wow, I want to go to the mountains so bad! Thank you for your comment! I am looking forward to your post on the election!! Where do you live? I'm Heather,as you can read and I live in Alabama.

  3. How beautiful! I love it in the mountains. Makes me want to take a short vacation there myself!! Great pics!!

  4. Wow...gorgeous! Thank you for sharing those beautiful photos. So happy you had a great time on vacation.

    Your blog is so charming...all dressed up for fall...I absolutely love it!

    Thank you for your sweet words on my blog!


  5. Breathtaking pictures! My cousin was just there this past weekend as well, how wonderful to see your post :)

  6. Oh, how I love the Smoky Mountains! Looks like you had a great vacation.

  7. I love the Smokey Mountains. They are so beautiful.

  8. very nice pictures... sounds stunning

  9. Oh, my gosh! These are stunning pictures.


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