Welcome to JOYFUL REFLECTIONS. Also welcome to DECEMBER!!!! My header picture this month is a beautiful photo from our trip last year to "Christmas at Biltmore"... Being there to see that beauty just makes Christmas more special for us! Enjoy, and Merry Christmas.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
While we were on vacation in Arkansas, we saw a total of 10 waterfalls with 5 of them new. That makes our total now at 306 different waterfalls. It's hard to believe that we've seen that many different waterfalls (many of them several times) since 2001. One of our days in Arkansas was spent at Mt. Magazine State Park (west of Mt. Nebo). At Mt. Magazine, there are six wet-weather falls. We've seen all of them a few times---but this time, there was more water coming over the falls than we've ever seen (due to all of the recent rains). We were SO excited. Here are pictures of four of these falls. Above is Jestice Creek Falls. Below are more of them. Be sure and click on the pictures to see them larger.
This is a close-up shot of Jestice Creek Falls.
This is one of my favorite waterfalls, Hardy Falls. This waterfall cascades all the way down the mountain--and is just so pretty to see.
Can you see George? He loves to climb around to get all kinds of different pictures.
This is one of the close-up pictures that George took while climbing around Hardy Falls. I love this picture showing the rocks, moss, lichens, etc. Neat, huh?
A close-up view of the bottom of Hardy Falls
This is Jestice Creek Cascades. Both Hardy Falls and Jestice Creek Falls flow under the road and then connect and flow on down the mountain. Note where they connect at the top of the picture. This is a beautiful cascade but it was hard to get good pictures due to the trees/brush.
Another picture of Jestice Creek Falls --as it flows down the mountain
The fourth waterfall is named High Falls. This was a brand new waterfall for us!!!!
Here's one last picture of High Falls!!! Hope you enjoyed visiting our waterfalls with us!
By the way, yesterday George and I celebrated our 93rd MONTH-aversary. We celebrated (like we do every month) by going out to dinner. When you get married at our age, you have to celebrate the months as well as the years!!!!! ha