Flannery O'Connor did say it best: A good man is hard to find. He's even harder to say good-bye to. Sadly alas, next Wednesday we say so long to our executive director, Craig Amason.
Believe it or not, he has been at Andalusia just about as long as Flannery - 13 years. It has been my honor and pleasure to work under him for four of those years.
What Craig has accomplished during his tenure is pretty amazing. When the Foundation was established in 2001 and he was named its first director, Andalusia was in pretty dilapidated shape. So much restoration work had to be done just to open the place to the public. Craig undertook this enormous task with extraordinary competence and good cheer. ... Read More