This is another oldie but goodie. I'm still in Thailand so I hope you enjoy this post about Charlotte, my new hometown! A few days ago there was a post citing 15 Reasons Charlotte Is The Weirdest. Well, as someone who was raised in Los Angeles, lived in Spain and France and speaks French, Spanish, and English fluently,  I absolutely...
I love a good park, don't you? For the past few weeks I've been coming to this park to workout with my trainer and a friend of mine (we workout together). The 3 of us workout hard in beautiful surroundings which makes all the sweat and hard work so much nicer! Robert L. Smith District Park is named after a...
Have you heard of NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte? It's the mecca for NASCAR sports fans, a tribute to NASCAR like no other on the planet. When you walk into the hall you immediately see all of the cars on display. You can't get inside of them or touch them but you can get a great view of...
Did you know there was a European grocery store in Charlotte? I didn't. I happened to be driving down Central Avenue (one of my favorite streets in Charlotte) and I saw the sign. I was pleasantly surprised to see such an array of European treats on the shelves and in the refrigerated section. Everything comes from Eastern Europe, (I...
   Farmers markets are my favorite places to get my fruit and vegetables and Charlotte Regional Farmers Market is one of the best in Charlotte. They have so much variety and nothing is shipped in from hundreds of miles away.  Many of the farmers have been living in Charlotte for years and know how to raise delicious food.  I have found that...