Every backroads escapade has a first stop. Usually identified prior to departure. It serves as a warp, a pivot away from city affairs, a liberation, a place and time for transformation to life on the road.
This year, as in others, a little known spot in the headwaters of the French Broad River provided the phone booth for Clark Kent's inexorable metamorphosis. A spot always friendly to picture taking, soothing to stretched nerves, and portentous for the absorbing backroads ahead.
© d090524-006 Rainy Day on River
North Fork French Broad River
Transylvania County, North Carolina
Sunday 24 May 2009