It has been raining for the last six days and is supposed to rain for several more days, so I had to take advantage of a break in the precipitation to get outside and take a few pictures around the house. As much as anything, I just wanted to get out of the house and walk around for a few minutes before our monsoon-like weather started back up. Fortunately, the sun peeking from behind the clouds was highlighting the early color of fall.
So with camera in hand, I walked in front of the house. Since we are the only traffic on the road – excepting an occasional ranch vehicle or some horse riders, the road to our house is beginning to be covered by fallen leaves.
A distant mountain peak is barely visible through the trees at the bottom of our field.
Beyond those trees, a clearer view of that distant peak.
Cataloochee Ski is busy getting ready for the upcoming ski season. In just a month, skiers will be on this slope.
The horses from Cataloochee Ranch are grazing in their pasture.