11 Things Everyone in Memphis Takes for Granted
1. The fact that usually, we’re the first Memphian anyone’s ever met.
So we’re mysterious. When traveling, the first thing I hear after telling people I’m from Memphis is always, “OOH I’ve never met anybody from Memphis before!” followed by a list of questions about our city that so few people are familiar with.
2. We rarely ever have to wear more than two layers of clothing.
You might never know the drudgery of the 10-minute “leaving the house” ritual everywhere else: pulling jeans on over thermal underwear, layering on sweaters, lacing up your snow boots, putting on gloves, a hat, earmuffs, tying a scarf around your face and neck, and buttoning up a puffy coat you can barely move in just so you can go get your phone that you left in the car.