The Things I Can’t Live Without | Jo Layman

Jo Layman shares the things she can't live without

Portrait by Tammy Griffin
Portrait by Tammy Griffin

Jo has been with On Top of the World Communities for 18 years and recently retired to pursue new adventures. She has been involved in community initiatives including passage in 2004 of the Tourist Development Tax, the 2012 formation of the Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership, serving on the Marion Cultural Alliance board in 2022 and raising funds during the most recent Horse Fever public art campaign.



I love being on the Silver River, or any river.


My Cat and Dog

Mr. Whiskers, 19, is a purr-machine, and Sadie, my first dog, is a laid-back canine.



My favorite companion is my husband, Dave. Our most recent trek was to Blue Ridge, Georgia.


Gardening and Cooking

I find joy in being in the garden and the kitchen.


Art by Local Artists

I have collected several pieces from the Brick City Center for the Arts.


World News 

Yes, I’m a news junkie!


Flip flops 

It’s Florida!

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