Almost Fall | Blowing Rock, NC

On Saturday we went up to Blowing Rock, in search of cool and humidity free temperatures… and wow… we definitely got what we were looking for. It was actually on the chilly side, especially when we first arrived…

This was the first picture I snapped, before we seated on the outside deck @ Chetola's Timerlake Restuarant.
This was the first picture I snapped, before we seated on the outside deck @ Chetola’s Timerlake Restuarant.

These ducks were absolute characters… Always going here and there, and even stopping to let you take a picture before they scurry off again.

I nicknamed them ‘The Beatles’ because unlike this picture they were often in a single file line… and if they were a group of children I would think they were playing a game of ‘Simon Says’ because they would change direction at a moments notice, turning this way and that way.

We were surrounded by nature at our table, and could see the water beyond the trees...
We were surrounded by nature at our table, and could see the water beyond the trees…
I ordered the same thing I had last time... because when you know what you like, you just go with it.
I ordered the same thing I had last time… because when you know what you like, you just go with it.
Mum had the chicken salad... salad...
Mum had the chicken salad… salad…
Mum also enjoyed a few bites of this rich chocolate ganache tart before deciding to take the rest home.
Mum also enjoyed a few bites of this rich chocolate ganache tart before deciding to take the rest home.
Put your best foot forward.
Put your best foot forward.
One tree already changing color on Main St.
One tree already changing color on Main St.

Stay tuned for a picture of the amazing cashmere scarf (for a bargain price) and a lovely pair of earrings I picked up.

~theavidpen

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  • Reply meljoy13 September 3, 2015 at 2:47 am

    This looked like a great way to spend a Saturday and those ducks do look hilarious! ????

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