Life

My initial reaction moving from LA to Charlotte

“Are we being punked?” My husband keeps asking me that, several months after we moved to Charlotte from California. Most recently, the question was...

25 things I’ve learned at 25 (and 5 more I hope to learn by 30)

I woke up this morning officially in my mid-twenties. 25 feels like a milestone, and it’s one I’ve been simultaneously excited and terrified to...

I spoke with a hospice nurse about death. Here are the takeaways

I’ve never seen someone die, but there are people living in our city that see death every single day. These are the men and women who work in our city’s...

How long does it take to bond out of jail in Charlotte?

People who are booked into the Mecklenburg County jail tend to be there for awhile. And at least a handful of them each day remain incarcerated for want of a...

Mecklenburg will likely give up its title as state’s biggest county soon

Mecklenburg County takes pride in being the most populous in North Carolina. But it appears that it will soon be overtaken. The most recent population estimate...

Not your typical Saturday in the S.C. mountains

I took the dog out to the South Carolina mountains this weekend to get away for a few days. My girlfriend and most of my close buddies were out of town, and I...

Would you benefit from a Charlotte life coach? I did.

I’d like to start off this article with a confession. As of two weeks ago, I firmly believed that life coaching was a bunch of hooey. I’ve never really...

7 things we can stop saying now. Right now.

“I can’t make it because…” We’re on this earth for a very short amount of time. Each day, you give about a third of that time away to your employer,...

4 reasons being young in Charlotte is the best thing you can be

I called my grandmother the other day to catch up and when I told her about what I was up to in Charlotte, she said, “It sounds like Charlotte is a cool...

I quit my job to Agenda full time

I quit my job last week to work full time with Ted to build the Charlotte Agenda brand and business. It has been a fast and furious few weeks (not without...

It’s okay to be alone

I used to be terrified of being alone. Not alone as in single for the rest of my life, but alone. It’s a different kind of feeling. Having company is...