For those that don't know, I'm originally from the Palmetto state. Since I'm doing this Twelve Days of Mimsey thing, I thought, why not share with you some important things I've learned growing up in South Cackalacky.
Eleven Things You Learn Growing Up In South Carolina...
1) Birds Are Evil
If it's not divebombing bluejays, hissing geese, or chatterbox guinea hens, it's roosters. Not only will roosters straight up chase you down, but they also have no problem crowing at any hour of the day. Like, whoever started the whole "Roosters crow at dawn" wasn't paying attention to these jokers crowing at every single hour, nonstop. Usually sounding like someone is choking them at the same time. And that's not even covering the Canadian Geese. They are literally the most aggro thing to come out of Canada ever. And, don't get me started on buzzards. Yeah, they're super helpful, but there's nothing creepier then coming home to this:
2) Not All BBQ Was Created Equal
For those that don't know, there are multiple kinds of BBQ. There are multiple kinds of SOUTH CAROLINA BBQ. According to the South Carolina Barbeque Association (no, really) there are four types of BBQ in America, and SC has ALL FOUR. That's a lot of BBQ.
On the second day of Mimsey, my true love gave to me: A Labyrinth And David Bowie!
On the third day of Mimsey, my true love gave to me: Three Crocodile Dundee movies!
On the fourth day of Mimsey, my true love gave to me: Four Books Are Written!
On the fifth day of Mimsey, my true love gave to me: Five Awesome Ensembles!
On the sixth day of Mimsey, my true love gave to me: Six Santas And A Movie!
On the seventh day of Mimsey, my true love gave to me: The Seven Best Fictional Phones!
On the eight day of Mimsey, my true love gave to me: Eight Ladies Writing!
On the ninth day of Mimsey, my true love gave to me: Nine Songs Randomly Singing!
Jay Mims writes books, blogs, and thinks we should all do some KARAOKE! Jay lives with The Mimsus, a semi-adopted cat named Eartha Kitty, a lizard named Bob and a passive-aggressive Dalek named Steve. Jay is far funnier on Facebook then in real life. He is terrible at Twitter. Jay now has a website.