For many generations my wife Amy’s family has owned a large chunk of property in rural Rutherford County, NC. I have always enjoyed my visits there. Driving up the dirt road almost seemed like taking a step back in time.
Amy’s parents still own the property, but last weekend is the last time we will ever experience driving up that dirt road to get to their home. This week the dirt road is being paved with asphalt.
I am a little disappointed since the pavement will take a little bit away from the charm of the land. On the plus side, no more endless road dust on the vehicles, and paved roads do tend to increase property values.
Anyway, here are a few photos from our visit this past weekend: