I left Nashville early and headed towards North Carolina. Charlotte was my first city. I had no clear reason to pick Charlotte as the first city of the 10 Cities Project, and that's because when I started doing this, there was no project.
For this move, I'm renting a car, throwing my boxes in the back and driving up the coast by myself. If I were making it a straight strip, I could do the whole move in 2 days. But what fun would that be?
June 1st, 2005. That was the day I moved to Charlotte, North Carolina. Two weeks prior, I had graduated college and celebrated my 22nd birthday. Counter to any impression that I may have given, I did not set out from my hometown with the intention of pursuing some ambitious decade spanning project. Charlotte was merely … Continue reading 6 Years
You see that image right above. There's a reason I've put it as my masthead. It's the logo of this project, and as of today, you can have it in sticker form. I just received the first batch in the mail and I can assure you, while they are small, they're very cool. I'm not … Continue reading Stickers!
"No matter how much you change, you still got to pay the price for the things you've done." ~ Doug MacRay In this world, there are content people. They got the girl. They signed the dotted line. They are sleeping on 500 count sheets. Good for them. Do not read sarcasm in to that, I … Continue reading Change
Memories are the backbone of this 10 Cities project. What do I remember, what can I remember, what should I remember? I don't ever want to get so bogged down in nostalgia that I forget to live in the present, but reliving and retelling the stories of my time on the road are what give … Continue reading The Music of 10 Cities