On the Road is a weekday feature spotlighting reader photo submissions. From the exotic to the familiar, whether you’re traveling or in your own backyard, we would love to see the world through your eyes.
This series was created by Alain Chamot (1971-2020).
I live in a little cove in the foothills of North Carolina, nestled by woods and nearly surrounded by small mountains in the distance.
No matter the weather, everyday is a new sight, whether changing leaves, mists, new greens of spring, stormy days, and my favorite – snow!
The flowering cherry puts on a show every year. The Bee Chorus sings as you walk by in early spring. And then the fallen light pink blossoms carpet the ground in color.
The sun shone just right on the sign.
One of my favorite trees on the road to the highway. I was fortunate to pass by when it was clothed in mist.
Cardinals conferring on a conifer.
There’s gold in those hills!
For me, trees have a holiness, a sense of sanctuary, a coming home. Just a few more steps into the light-
The yearly pilgrimage to the Winter Lights program.
What could be better than trees. colors and lights!
All dressed for the fall ball!
There’s a sense that these trees have officiated at many ancient ceremonies.
Flowering cherry and redbud just out the door. Beauty and majesty-