Autumn, gorgeous in yellow and red, Is the harvest time, when man is led To garner the fruits of sweat and toil From dear Mother Earth, the deep rich soil… ~Gertrude Tooley Buckingham, “The Four Seasons” (1940s)
The story on Bruce Katz speaking at the Economic Development Coalition’s Metro Economy Outlook forum. Just in case this is coming out of left field for you.
After recently unearthing (unmonumenting?) a time capsule put there in 1897 from the now-refurbished Vance monument memorial in downtown Asheville, plans to place a new capsule into the rededicated monument have been made by local officials. What insights into (now-modern/by-then-ancient) Asheville will future inhabitants of the region be able to divine?