Washington State, North Carolina and Georgia Beauty

Vedavati came to the US from India to get a new visa. She visited me in Washington State while she was in the US, and we had a nice time together. These are some of the photos from her trip. This first picture was taken here in Washington.

Woodinville,Washington Sunrise

The next six photos were taken in North Carolina.

June 3
June 3
June 3
June 6
June 6
June 6

The remainder of the photos were taken in Georgia.

Her finger is in the way but you can enlarge the photo to see the farmhouses. Vedavati loved them.
The farmhouses are on the left here. She loved how the old buildings weather.
On the lake!
More of the lake. I love the Great Smoky Mountains in the background.
Vedavati’s cousin Sue Ellen and her two pups.
Vedavati on the lake!
Another lake view.
The lake is named Lake Blue Ridge.

I loved seeing the beautiful and expansive sights in the three US states. Thanks to Vedavati that we can all enjoy the sights on her trip together.

I Am Not a Sightseer

I am not a sightseer. I haven’t liked sightseeing for as long as I can remember. That attitude was firmly entrenched by the time I was in 10th grade and we lived in Hawaii. There, my brothers and I were expected to go sightseeing with my parents every Sunday. I’m sure I moaned and groaned and pouted.

During our year in Hawaii, I remember resenting that I couldn’t run away from home.  I knew if I made it past the guard at the gate of the army base where we lived, it wouldn’t do me any good because we were living on an island. I’d never be able to find a way off the island.  Continue reading “I Am Not a Sightseer”