Juat looking at this on a hot summer day will cool you off.
Meems Bottom covered Bridge
An orchid at a new winery
This is part of the C&O Canal and I was able to get this shot two minutes after a summer downpour ended.
A cool blush wine makes you do just that in the early summertime.
The “window view at Afton Mountain
The view from the new winery, Blue Valley
Before 1904 (and the addition as seen here in red brick) this was the slave quarters for a nearby farm. In 1904 Mr. Graham F. Blandy bought it and used it as a summer home. He bequeathed it and 712 acres to the University of Virgina to be used to study modern farming methods. This building now houses interns, visiting scientists and staff.
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Summer