Given the width and breadth of said hair, I consider myself fortunate to have been born and raised in the South where such styles have been in unrelenting vogue for generations…During the course of my 40-some-odd years I have witnessed hairdos high enough to intercept NASA communications and wide enough to block out the August sun.
If we can’t do it in New York, we have no business going anywhere else.
Vice President of Design and Innovation, Chick-fil-A
(USA Today reports Chick-fil-A will be opening multiple stores in NYC)
But there is one thing about it—once you have lived in New York and it has become your home, no place else is good enough. All of everything is concentrated here, population, theater, art, writing, publishing, importing, business, murder, mugging, luxury, poverty. It is all of everything. It goes all right. It is tireless and its air is charged with energy.
- John Steinbeck, from Autobiography: The Making of a New Yorker, 1953.
Mostly Just a Pinch of South is about, well, the South, but every now and then I like to give a nod to where I live now.
Top 10 Things I Am Missing About The South Right Now
1. Not Freezing
2. Not Freezing
3. Not Freezing
4. Not Freezing
5. Spring. Also known as Not Freezing.
6. Not Freezing
7. Not Freezing
8. Not Freezing
9. Not Freezing
10. Manners. Also Not Freezing.
I don’t know Chelsea Fagan, but we see things pretty much the same way when it comes to childhood in the South. Check out her post.
Uh. Yeah. We know.