Life in the Lake Norman NC area offers myriad experiences and adventures both on and off the water. While you may never want to leave the beauty of Lake Norman and all of the boating and recreational activities it offers, you don’t have to travel far to find gently rolling farmland and country scenes like the one in this month’s calendar photo. I happen to love sunflowers and barn quilts are great fun to discover so this photo is particularly appealing to me. Whether it is a sea of sunflowers on the roadsides of the Tour de France or right here in NC, these cheerful flowers epitomize the joys of summer.
This gorgeous photo was taken by renowned artist Cotton Ketchie, owner of Mooresville’s Landmark Galleries, who spends much of his time driving all over North Carolina and even summer trips around the country, taking stunning photos. And, of course, he also takes some amazing photos of Lake Norman like this one. If you haven’t visited his store on Main Street in Historic Downtown Mooresville you should put it on your list for 2013! Continue reading