... and slightly disoriented, even after this short time away. I did such a good job emptying my brain that writing more than a postcard seems beyond my capacity.
Yes, I saw this actual view, though the photo is courtesy of the World Wide Web. It's from Max Patch (or Max Patch Bald), a broad meadow summit with a 360 degree view, in Western North Carolina. Its height is 4,600 ft., mas o menos.