Unlike water or wine or even Coca-Cola, sweet tea means something. It is a tell, a tradition. Sweet tea isn't a drink, really. It's culture in a glass.

— Allison Glock

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Southern women can say more with a cut of their eyes than a whole debate club’s worth of speeches.

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Decisions can be like car accidents, sudden and full of consequences.

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Riding trails with your dog restores a bond lost in some evolutionary belch.

You travel at the same speed, over the same terrain, neither of you slowing to compensate for the other. You're equal playmates with mud in your teeth.

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Southern women see no point in the hard way.

Life is hard enough. So we add a little sugar to the sour. Which is not to suggest Southern women are disingenuous cream puffs. Quite the opposite. When you are born into a history as loaded as the South’s, when you carry in your bones the incontrovertible knowledge of man’s violence and limitations, daring to stay sweet is about the most radical thing you can do.

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Southerners take no issue with absurdity.

We don’t pretend the world is logical or fair. If there were a signature regional gesture it would be a shrug. For us, crazy happens. Better to sit back, enjoy the show, and drink the tea

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