It may be a sign that things are changing when you are far more likely to see a scarecrow in a vegetable garden in city neighborhoods than out on a drive in the country. There is a lot of food being grown in the gardens of West Asheville.
And I never would have expected to be sent sailing away on the winds of imagination in a mountain metropolis far from any large body of water on which to set sail.
This is not a place of cookie cutter suburban developments and landscapes maintained by the help.
It's the new urban frontier filled with all kinds of interesting notions.