IT Project Manager, Mission Health
Mark Medlin's been traveling since his parents took him on a plane trip when he was 6 months old from Raleigh to Louisville in 1957.
His first camping trip at age 3 was to the Mills River State Park in western North Carolina with his father. He and his daddy slept in his father's WWII issued "pup-tent." In 1961 when Mark was 5, his father took him on his first trip to the Biltmore House, the 250+ room mansion in Asheville, NC. In 1961, you drove to the front door of the house to park and went inside, there was a swimming pool where they have concerts on a lawn now and the terrace outside the majestic library was covered in a beautiful canopy of wisteria where they sold Biltmore ice cream.
A lot's changed since then. Through the years, Mark's been fortunate to have seen much of the United States, Canada and France, but you only have a "Now I've turned 60 years old" travel adventure once in life. Tonight Mark shares the story of his with us.
When You Turn Sixty, Sometimes the Trip You Take Surprises You
BY MARK MEDLIN
@ VOL 19
ON JUN 01, 2018
Mark Medlin has been lots of places, but nothing prepared him for the trip he tells you about here.