What goes around comes around: Multigenerational living on the upswing
Last updated 2/21/2017 at Noon
“The Waltons,” a popular 1970’s TV show based on the book “Spencer’s Mountain,” over nine seasons recounted the story of the Walton family eking out a living in rural Virginia during the depression and WWII.
The story revolved around John Boy, the narrator, who lived with his six siblings, their parents, and grandparents. Three generations under one roof.
Fans may remember each episode’s traditional closing scene, a nighttime view from the outside of the darkened family home when just a few upstairs bedroom lights are on, some members of the family are discussing the events...