A normal friend will encourage whatever new dietary trend you’re trying this week.
A friend from Alabama will laugh and add more ranch to his pulled pork sandwich.
A normal friend will meet you for drinks after work.
A friend from Alabama won’t spend $15 on your fruity mess, but will instead invite you over for a six-pack on the porch.
A normal friend will trudge through the snow with you to go out on the weekends.
A friend from Alabama will arrive the day before it snows with survivalist gear and bulk groceries to weather through the inch of snow with you.