Waiting for Fall in the South

A Southerner's lament as we impatiently wait for fall to start.

It starts around the weekend of the first college football game. We want to call it fall, but that’s in August so everyone knows it’s not really fall. Then there’s Labor Day, when the rest of the country can declare it to be fall but we are still sweltering same as ever. September is not […]

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A Taste of Summer in the South

caprese salad sandwich

Southerners love to complain about the heat, as if we didn’t know that summer is part of the package. This summer I’ve been guilty of it, too, mostly because I’m spending a lot more time outside than I would like when it’s as warm as its been (though we’ve actually had more rain and relative […]

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