Things I've Learned Growing Up in the South Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 49 Comments
Things I’ve Learned Growing Up in the South
- Sunday morning church is not optional.
- Tailgating is just as important as the game itself.
- There is no such thing as a “mild summer.”
- An inch of ice is ten times worse than six inches of snow.
- Unsweet tea is not a valid choice.
- Mosquitos are a verifiable enemy.
- When the tornado sirens sound, it just got real.
- Salad is not supper.
- Grilled catfish is not a thing.
- Going Greek is a family affair.
What are some of the things you’ve learned growing up in the South? Let us know in the comments.
By Paula Martin
Paula Martin was born and raised in Arkansas and received her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of New Orleans. She is a writer, teacher, mom, barefoot trail runner, martial artist, and free-thinker always packed and ready for the next adventure.
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