North of Madison, past the Nissan plant and Canton through the thickening forest, Exit 133 directed me east to Vaughan, Miss. The brief drive along Vaughan Road is picturesque under a canopy of trees, past a few well-tended homesteads.
You are likely familiar with Google, Facebook, Apple and others. With the mystical magic which their products can work in your behalf. Are the founders, Larry Page/Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs/Jony Ive, et al smart/bright?
Not many, but there are a few expressions I find irritating. A stand-out is that insolent collective, "you guys." Go for it in Los Angeles and New York if you must. But from Houston to Charleston, from Nashville to Mobile, please, y'all, it's not "you guys", it's the neighborly, courteous, mannerly "y'all."
You may be familiar with Mississippi Blood Services, familiar with the essential services provided, with the professional and precision performance in providing them. Or you may not be. Let's try to remedy that.