Welcome to JOYFUL REFLECTIONS. Also welcome to JUNE...Today's photo includes two of our amazing IRISES this year. Their name is Goodnight Kiss and this picture was taken on 5/4/22. Now that the IRISES are gone, we are looking forward to seeing the Roses, Day Lilies and Lilies in bloom during June. Have a great month ahead.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Dear Friends,  Welcome to JUNE....  I am scratching my head wondering what has happened to  May!!!!  My Goodness---Guess I'm just getting old!!!!!

George and I took a little day trip to our local state park here,  Cumberland Mountain State Park,  this past Sunday (5/28/22) ... It was a beautiful sunny, clear and warm (but not hot) day...  SO PERFECT!! 

We enjoyed a delicious dinner at their restaurant --and then did some walking along the lake front taking pictures and watching all of the people enjoying the day! 

Here are 8 pictures from our day!!!!!   Catch me up on your June plans!!!!!  We will celebrate our Anniversary week (June 23) at one of our favorite places,  Pisgah Inn along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.... 

Look at that delicious dinner we had (fried chicken, roast beef,  mashed potatoes,  creamed corn,  green beans,  salad, Iced Tea,  and some of the best Banana Pudding EVER)!!!!

The view from our table in the restaurant!!!

People taking advantage of the beautiful day on the lake;  See the Row Boat?  Now look closely at the front of the boat!!!!!  See the big dog leading the way!!! ha

Some of the Mountain Laurel in full bloom 

Whether it was Kayaking or in Row Boats,  people were really enjoying their day as much as we were.

The   'world famous' bridge at Cumberland Mountain State Park

People were fishing on both sides of the lake.

Here's two OLD PEOPLE who are having a great day!!!!   Look at that gorgeous sky!!!!

Well---- that was our special day!!!!    Hope you are well and staying healthy and happy!!!!

Have an awesome month!!




Ginny Hartzler said...

What a wonderful view you had! And your Iris and matching header is gorgeous!

Betsy said...

It looks like you and George had a wonderful time Betsy. Our June plans include a camping trip to the Black Hills in SD. We're planning to take Piper with us. She's never been there so we're looking forward to showing her the sights. Hopefully she won't be bored. She's in Paris this week and London next week with her Dad & Mom. Camping with Grandpa and Grandma might be boring after that. :-)

eileeninmd said...

Pretty views of the park. Sending happy Anniversary wishes for you and George.
Take care, enjoy your day and happy weekend!

Big Dude said...

We've been to CMSP several times and always enjoyed it. That bridge definitely is striking.

Lynda said...

Once again you have taken us on another beautiful adventure and celebration with you! Thank you so much for sharing!

George said...

You've done a wonderful job of showing our day at Cumberland Mountain State Park. It truly was a perfect day.

Sandee said...

You two are so cute and what a lovely day you had. Love that chicken dinner too. Yummy.

Have fabulous day and weekend. ♥

William Kendall said...

That bridge is quite unusual.

Lowcarb team member said...

Hello Betsy
Lovely photographs, it certainly looks like you and George had a brilliant time. Sending early anniversary wishes and wishing you a happy month of June.

Eddie and I are currently enjoying The Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations.

All the best Jan

Ann said...

Your dinner looks delicious. What a beautiful view you had from your table.

The Furry Gnome said...

Happy June to you too! I'm still thinking it's mid-May.

Marcia said...

Such a nice place to spend the day. We had a wonderful hike today followed by late lunch/early dinner at a restaurant we've visited before in Hillsborough NH. Plans for the month - a visit to Buffalo to get acquainted with granddaughter #4. She's out of the infant stage and is a little person at almost 4 months old. Her personality is showing now.

David said...

Hi Betsy, Great looking plate of food! We've eaten there as well and the chicken is really, really good! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

Linda G. said...

I always enjoy seeing a picture of the two of you, smiling. You had good seating with a view, and your dinner looks delicious. Lovely pictures of the lake.