Cades Cove Tennessee - Late Autumn
This particular photo is taken from the front porch of the cabin posted yesterday...at a different time of year. Virtually surrounded by mountains on all sides, the Cove formed a natural protection from the encroaching outside world for almost a century.
Autumn in the Smokies bring with it the end of a busy Summer. Food and provisions are stored for the oncoming Winter, sometimes brutal in this part of the country...especial in those days without electricity. The abrupt onset of cooler temperatures bathes the Cove in the typical "Smokies" haze. The leaves have turned and faded, soon they will lay their branches bare to the onslaught of bitter days to come.
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