010105moon.jpgA fog-shrouded moon over the hill behind our house. Sometimes, the beauty of nature can be enjoyed simply by walking out the back door and looking through the trees at the sky.

Far warmer than normal weather brought 2004 to an end and signalled the beginning of 2005 which means when the harsness of winter finally arrives in the Blue Ridge it will seem even colder and harsher.

Happy New Year from all of us at Blue Ridge Muse. We look forward to sharing 2005 with you.