I've traveled from Florida to Western North Carolina nearly every year for the past 33 years. My grandmother has a home in Hendersonville, NC and each visit brings new discoveries in the surrounding mountains. Here are a few of the places I explored at the end of September, first week of October, 2014.
All photos © Kelly Beard, The Riveted Roost
Graveyard Fields, Blue Ridge Parkway
and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with
in this charming season expelled every gloomy
and vexatious thought..." -Daniel Boone