Western North Carolina this time of the year boasts of many u-pick apple orchards. Our family recently spent a Saturday morning at Sky Top Apple Orchard in Flat Rock, NC. Our daughters have
Sun with his artistic touch,
streaks skies of blue with rosy blush,
trimming Oak and Maple too,
crimson reds with yellow hue.
Birch and Hemlock, purple and gold,
apples, pumpkins bright and bold,
burns by day and cools by night,
cloaking trees in fiery might.
Wispy winds and tumbling leaves,
cypress scents within the breeze,
starry eves and harvest moon,
sets the stage for crickets' tune.
As spiders spin their tapestry
and crickets sing in symphony,
their final song of destiny,
it's clear for all the world to see,
Autumn's vibrant majesty!
By: Patricia L. Cisco
Growing up in a small town in Oregon, I worked in the family construction business. I learned that hard work and a good reputation can take you a long way. In 2009 I relocated my family to North Caro....