A primer for California transplants moving to middle Tennessee

Roughly two years ago, I traipsed across the country to Tennessee and planted my stability flag in Nashville. I was born in the South, grew up in the Heartland, then I spent over a decade on the west coast — in Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively. I realize this seems like a trend: fleeing from one overpriced, over-hyped city to another, thinking things will be “different…