July 3, 2015

The first thing you notice in Mississippi is the heat and the constant threat ofFirstnightkerosene lamp-blog violent storms. You also notice the lushness. Everything thick with greenness. Time slows down.

You’re on the road all the time. The distance you have to travel for the simplest things — a fresh loaf of bread, basic office supplies store, fresh produce, a computer accessory, is miles and miles and miles. But those storms though…. They knock the power out.