The Villages, a hugely successful 55+ planned community in central Florida, “is a place to live and recreate in a style I have not witnessed until now,” writes Jimmy Smith in ‘Another View’
“I would be curious to know just how many golf carts are deployed in this vast network of trails, golf courses, and fashionable places to shop and eat. I had to see this to believe it existed,” he continues. “This certainly qualifies as one of those places for the bumper sticker: ‘Retired and spending our kids’ inheritance.'”
To read more about Jimmy’s reflections on life in The Villages, buying a Kindle, deep conversations with strangers, and Wikileaks, click on Jimmy Smith’s ‘Another View’
Photo: Hundreds of golf carts, the primary mode of transportation in The Villages, line the streets of the two town squares.