“Louisiana in September was like an obscene phone call from nature. The air – moist, sultry, secretive, and far from fresh – felt as if it were being exhaled into one’s face. Sometimes it even sounded like heavy breathing.” 

— Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume

 

 

Photo: Deborah Fagan Carpenter

 

2 thoughts on “This Week’s Southernism, Monday, September 18, 2017

  1. fran carpenter

    Wonderful photo!

  2. DAVID F & NORMA L MARTIN

    In the summer of 1956 I worked in a Jennings, LA shipyard and Tom Robbins has hit the nail on the head. However, it was and still remains a great place with wonderful people!

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