After almost 25 years of operating a retail business in the Piedmont area of North Carolina, with as many as 30 employees, I decided to hang it up and be closer to a place I love, Kerr Lake. I have been coming to Kerr Lake on fishing trips since 1972. Our family first had a vacation home at the lake in 1987, and built a permanent home on the lake in 1999. This is now where we live. I have...