Eight in the morning on New Year's Day in the rainy wilderness of Big South Fork National Recreation Area in Tennessee was very quiet. My New Year's resolution is to ring in every new year in the wild.
We admired the diverse flora of the southern Appalachians, along with the grand production that erosion puts on here in BSF.
one of the "Twin Arches"
rhododendron and hemlock dripping outside a small cave
bigleaf magnolia (yeah, that's a macrophylla)