I caught this on Sunday Morning yesterday and found the Asheville stories very interesting…
Mountain air is not enough for a generation determined to ban boredom in retirement. Martha Teichner visited Asheville, N.C., to explore how some are designing more creative retirements:
Americans just aren’t retiring the way they used to …
“We don’t want to just sit down and vegetate,” said Jim Wyatt.
via Not Your Grandfather’s Retirement – CBS News.
When I first discovered the Blue Ridge Mountains I also discovered this magazine. A subscription soon followed…
Here is an article about my favorite mountain…Go read it at their site.
A Grandfather for the People
Grandfather Mountain, a North Carolina icon, may soon become Grandfather Mountain State Park – though the park’s name has not yet been determined, its fate has. Cathryn McCue spent a day with members of the Morton family, who have served as caretakers for the mountain since Hugh Morton died in 2006.
via Blue Ridge Country… The Mountain Report.