Like snowflakes, the human pattern is never cast twice. We are uncommonly and marvelously intricate in thought and action, our problems are most complex and, too often, silently borne.
--Alice Childress (1920-1994) American playwright and author
Above: The snowy view as our plane banked on the way to landing at the Tri-Cities Airport. I can't identify the exact location of the scene above, but it somewhere northeast of the airport -- in the middle thumbnail, you see Clinch Mountain in the foreground (looking south) -- and in the bottom thumbnail you can see I-81 and Bays Mountain in the distance (looking northwest).