I've lived here since mid 1993 (OMG, has it really been that long?) and seen a LOT of change. It’s been only in the last 15 years that Asheville has become the cool, artsy, progressive and alternative-rich destination point we enjoy today. And I have noticed a distinct pattern in what happens to many who relocate here.
Most of the people I've asked have said they came here to live life somehow differently from before - in a way that expresses more of what they really care about; to be more in alignment with their heart, passion, values and/or soul purpose. Interestingly, many of those same people then proceeded to seek virtually the same kind of things as before and experienced rough waters. Those more trusting and open to change (or became so) would be blessed with surprising opportunities.
Join in the potluck discussion on Sunday, 4/27!