Reasons to live in the South

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gritsar, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    As a spin-off of my dear friend HarlansHollowFarm's thread, let's list the reasons it's a GOOD thing to live in the South. I'll start.

    Reason #1 - we don't have to shovel our snow, we just wait for the next day when it'll melt. [​IMG]
     
  2. bluere11e

    bluere11e Songster

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    #2 here in South Florida. WE NEVER have to shovel snow! [​IMG]
     
  3. georgialee

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    2 month winters!!! (or no winter depending where you live)
     
  4. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Gee, there are some many reasons!
    The people are friendly, the food is great, the winters are short and mild(in the Deep South), slower pace of life...
    It's all good! [​IMG]
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    LOL, there are OTHER things we get to shovel frequently.......

    But I do love living in the south for the most part. I'm on the coast, so freshly caught seafood is a huge bonus.

    Despite the reputation for being a bunch of hicks, I find most people here are well educated, polite and willing to help anyone, anytime.
     
  6. suburbanchickymama

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    Everyone says "Ma'am" and "Sir" and of course "Y'all" - it's so nice! I love the South!

    [​IMG]

    Lisa from NC
     
  7. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    You don't have to hear someone order "pop" when they are thirsty. [​IMG] I don't know why that word bothers me so much.

    I would comment on the weather here but that would be on the negative side. [​IMG]

    Edited to add: GRAVY....you can't forget the gravy! [​IMG]
     
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  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Gritty's there! [​IMG]


    Imp- was going to post "bugs the size of cats" [​IMG]
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:[​IMG] Yep. When Keith went to the gun shop yesterday I had to send him a text to remind him to come home. I just knew when he left that he was going to get involved in a "bovine fertilizer seminar". On the other hand, if you want your DH out of the house for awhile, send him to the farmer's co-op for a little something. [​IMG]
     
  10. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

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    Heres a couple reasons

    Fried green tomatoes

    heck anything fried lol

    Peanuts and RC

    Sweet tea

    And of course southern manners
     

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