Welcome to summer in the American South. It’s hot. It’s humid. We all want to be someplace other than where we’re sweltering.

It doesn’t even seem like rain helps in this part of the country. Almost as soon as it comes, it passes and the world heats up again.

This is what it’s like for a Yankee enduring yet another summer in the South.

As much as the weather grinds on our nerves and makes even the most level-headed a titch testy, some people are able to find peace and serenity. Sometimes around other people, sometimes alone or with a few…