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Road Destruction

Uploaded by: ChrisAnthemum

Monday June 25, 2012

Westfield, NC (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: That's not what the sign said, but it might as well have. I was shocked to see one of my favorite drives desecrated, with many trees cut down. All I can figure is that the unpaved part of this road is being widened in preparation for being paved, which is really not necessary, as it is already as wide as the paved sections. I'll never understand the thinking of people who cut down trees 'because they are there,' when it is so unnecessary. The wood does not even have much commercial value.

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3. ChrisAnthemum
11:20 PM GMT on June 26, 2012
Thanks, Cynthia! The only comfort is, there is a clearer view of Sauratown, Hanging Rock, and Pilot Mountain now than there was. It will be decades before the trees grow back, and then only if they are allowed to.
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2. CythiaSue
11:12 PM GMT on June 26, 2012
That is too bad. It is a pretty distant view.
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1. ChrisAnthemum
11:12 PM GMT on June 26, 2012
Compare to my photo of the same place, taken last year on October 29. Note where the pavement ends; I had to resort to such landmarks even to be sure I had the same stretch of road; it was so very changed I could not always recognize where I was.

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ChrisAnthemum

Wife, mother, grandmother, gardener, naturalist, writer, artist, crafter, homeschooler, owner and occasional breeder of registered Shetland Sheepdogs, and a child of the King. Rank amateur at most of these. Live in Westfield, NC, near the western mountains.Some of my photos are now available for sale from Fine Art America. Please check the website: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/kathryn-meyer.h tml only join the html -- for some reason this site won't let me do it. Clicking on my website below leads to FAA's main page, but you can access my gallery there by putting my name Kathryn Meyer in the search box.

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