I'm a Southerner

I moved to South Carolina in 2010. It is one of the best decisions I ever made. Actually, the decision was made for me. I was working in New York City at the time, running The Daily Dirtnap out of an office on 3rd Avenue in Hedge Fund Alley, and my wife was teaching at Princeton. She wasn’t tenured, though. She was on a 5-year post-doc, so at the end of that 5-year term, she had to go someplace else. The job market wasn’t great at the time, and the best option she had was Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina.

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