This is a retirement home and a weird one at that.
I've lived in the rural area between Waverly, Jackson, Chillicothe, and Portsmouth for nearly all of my 34 1/2 years. I've also lived in Columbus. Growing up here was basically comfortable but daily mind-numbing. The schools are sub-par and will not challenge a truly gifted child. There doesn't seem to be any interest in culture or tradition, except that of the moundbuilder culture. Outside of a major city, there isn't much access to goods or services. Get used to ordering everything off the web.
The electric CoOps that cover a large portion of the state charge extravagantly to get power to many rural towns with no help from the Public Utilities Commission to get the rates down.
If you live in the southeastern part of the state, you find yourself in an area my family calls "the triangle of desolation." It's a vast area that runs from Columbus in the north to Lexington, KY in the south, from Cincinnati in the west to Pittsburgh, PA in the east where it's just Read More