Welcome to Uptown

I love the people and the vibe of Charlotte, NC. Both the city and its residents have made me feel immediately welcome. And I can’t even begin to talk about the food, and I hope my waist line won’t be talking with regret in the next 3days. It is ridiculously humid (I will discuss the travails of a black woman’s hair in this weather later) fortunately, the reception by locals has been even warmer than the humidity. I definitely appreciate the southern hospitality. Jesse and I are staying in the heart of Charlotte, but don’t you dare refer to it as Downtown, (like you would in another city perhaps) Charlotte only has an Uptown. I can’t wait to experience it fully! I’m really looking forward to seeing my fellow delegates tomorrow, you can literally feel the excitement (and the humidity) in the air.

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  1. Ayanna…indeed, welcome to southern hospitality that, really, we’ve only tasted a little.  Speaking of “tasted”, try Mert’s REAL southern cookin’.  It’s next door to the Holiday Inn, Uptown!  Have fun!!   Hi to Jess and you from Holland!!  xo  Jet & Bob   

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