What’s So Charming About the South?

Southern charm. The words often are spoken with a kind of reverence. And the feeling they evoke is as pervasive as the air we breathe, and as elusive as a firefly on a summer night. Mark Twain’s work reflects it. James Taylor’s songs glorify it. And Greg Smith and Steve Naifeh ran headlong into it [...]

Tears in Paradise

Have you ever noticed that some of the most life-changing stories start with "In the beginning..."? In the beginning she was one of the most annoying people I have ever come across in my life. A medium sized tank of a woman, she had a voice like Howard Wolowitz's mother in the Big Bang Theory, [...]