Pioneer Living

© Carol Teal

Pioneer Living

Uploaded: January 11, 2010


A new beginning for the settlers of Cade's Cove at the foothills of the Smoky Mtns. Whenever I go through the Cove, I marvel at how they lived. They had to work hard and have a lot of courage to survive in those times.


Paul E. Earl January 11, 2010

A wonderful image! Love that blue sky! They certainly were a different breed in those days!! #1225671

Laura L. Gonzales level-deluxe January 11, 2010

WOW Carol! A wonderful MT entry!! Love the sky and the rail fence! We've come a long way....Great work! Laura #8287867

Tiia Vissak January 11, 2010

a beautiful shot! #8287890

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 11, 2010

I could live there happily ever after... wonderful place and capture! #8287915

Joao Martinho January 11, 2010

Great light, colours and composition! #8287949

Carol Teal January 11, 2010

Paul, thanks for the kind words. We were lucky to get a beautiful day for taking photos (and my circular polarizer helps with the sky). I was worried about the weather because it had been raining for several days and I had only one day to spend in the Smokies. Had it rained all day, I think I would have cried!

Laura, I love those old fences too. And it really is amazing at how much things have changed in what is really a short time.

Tiia, thank you so much for looking and for your kind comment!

Stefania, if you could live happily ever after back then, you are a stronger person than I! I could never withstand the cold and heat. And no lights to read my books late at night, no Internet, no TV! And not sure I would ever learn to cook on a woodstove!

Joao, thank you for your kind words! #8288571

Renee Doyle level-classic January 11, 2010

Wonderful capture of this very special part of the world Carol!! #8289353

Amy M. Wilson February 19, 2010

Big congrats on your wonderful Finalist, Carol!!! #8395849

Sam Britt February 20, 2010

Congratulations Carol! #8401956

Phil Stith February 22, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Carol! #8406410

Carol Teal March 04, 2010

Thank you all so much Renee, Amy, Sam, and Phil! I truly appreciate your support! #8432872

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