I Am a Yankee Living In the South

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    After Two Years, I Still Find This Place A Bit Strange...

    I lived my entire life in Michigan.  Always in the city, or at least, within 10 minutes of a big city.  2 years ago I moved to a VERY rural area of Tennessee with my mom, who has family here. Some things are just different, and after two years, some things still leave...
    Iamnobodywhoareyou Iamnobodywhoareyou
    22-25, F
    11 Responses May 30, 2010

    Jersey Girl / Southern Belle = Jersey Belle

    I was born and raised in nj. Love it and I'm proud. I was raised with the attitude of not takin no **** from no one or your *** is gonna get kicked. Well, no on ever bothered me too much. I played football in high school was d tackle & left and right guard, only girl on the team...
    deliciousxo deliciousxo
    22-25, F
    Jul 21, 2011

    LA To NJ To CA

    I was born in Russia, northern part of the world and adopted and moved to Los Angeles, so I have a very proper (and somewhat feminine), accent, then we moved to NJ where my dad is from and I developed a Northern accent blended with my Southern Californian accent, and now I live...
    kingholden19 kingholden19
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 27, 2013

    Displaced Yankee

    I was born in Norwood, MA and raised in Pawtucket, RI. We moved to Texas about 10yrs ago---and I've been dying to go back ever since! I do have my small victories, like when my husband and I last went back we stopped in a conveneince store and there...
    kissykeikocakes kissykeikocakes
    22-25, F
    Jan 5, 2009
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