Category Archives: the South

Freebird Man

Everyone has a superpower. Mine is that I can listen to Lynyrd Skynyrd unironically.

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They drove ol’ Dixie down… way down

There’s a sign at around mile marker 1 or 2 going West on I-10 in Mississippi just prior to Louisiana that says “Welcome Center Closed for Reconstruction.” I mean, shit! That’s over 140 years! I wonder what the hold-up is! … Continue reading

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Nagin wins nail-biting New Orleans election

CNN.com – Nagin wins nail-biting New Orleans election Good for Ray. Not being from nawlins, I don’t know what’s what. But I like him and his chocolate city.

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Summer

Today the temperature is forecast to exceed 80.  I think it’s been over 80 at least once or twice already this year. Summer always takes me by surprise down here.  I can’t help feeling like it’s a personal insult directed … Continue reading

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Dennis, Shmennis

I guess it’s still Pensacola’s turn. I’m not even going to bother taking any “before” pictures; at this point it looks like we’ll be getting less fallout from the storm than we did with Ivan, which itself wasn’t too bad … Continue reading

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It would be a big help to me if there weren’t so many idiots

What is it about Southern Progress that makes it suck so? Are the natives just thoughtless idiots? Probably; they probably are. In all probability, they are. Idiots is what they are, probably. You know what I bet? I bet they’re … Continue reading

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Progress sucks

The nicest people I know say “I’m all for progress, but…” when confronted with some hard industrial or commercial nut that’s fallen into their backyard. “I’m all for progress, but I don’t see why those condos they’re talking about building … Continue reading

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