Census numbers confirm what anybody can see: People are flocking to Nashville. What the figures do not show, however, is many are moving to town without a job lined up in advance.
Lindsay Gallagher has lived in Nashville for two years. Since arriving, she’s been a tanning salon attendant, waitress, babysitter, dog-walker, and a nanny. Now she’s a part-time personal assistant and freelance artist, doing graphic design or chalk art for shops and baby showers.