Category Archives: Southern Exposure

Iced tea

Iced tea in the South is sweet tea. If you order iced tea, you’ll get a little tea flavor with your sugar water. If you are not from the South and you want the iced tea that you’re used to, … Continue reading

Posted in Southern Exposure | Leave a comment

Weather in the South

Three things: Rain does not equal cold. You can wear shorts in the rain here. It will be hotter at 5 p.m. than it was at 2 p.m. My friend Ann tells me that California is just about the only … Continue reading

Posted in Southern Exposure | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

People talk to you

Here in the South (although my NC native sister-in-law would argue that Cary is so not the South), the people who work in stores and restaurants will ask you how you are doing. They may even start an actual conversation. … Continue reading

Posted in Southern Exposure | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AM radio

In the South, AM channels go like this: Christian, Christian, Sports, Sports, Christian, Talk, Christian, Sports, Christian Sports… Well, you get the idea. There’s even a Christian car guy! My personal favorite, though, is the Triangle Trader. People call in … Continue reading

Posted in Southern Exposure | Leave a comment

Country music concerts in the South

Country concerts are a whole different thing down here! We saw Brad Paisley four times in the Bay Area. The crowds were pretty mellow. People listened and sang along. We saw him a couple of weeks ago in Raleigh with … Continue reading

Posted in Southern Exposure | 2 Comments