Looking up at the sky and saying “Oh, it’s about to rain good,” may not be the most Midwest thing in the world after all. Of course, Midwesterners are infectiously friendly; a blend of Southern hospitality and Canadian politeness. It’s not uncommon to find pedestrians and drivers, both complete strangers, waving at each like some long-time acquaintances. We’ll not mention the offering of backyard garden vegetables and the mind-numbing small talk. It’s almost a pity the rest of the country isn’t this way.
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Written by Jeff Oganga.
Originally published January 8, 2023.