Old Southern Ways

The South Before Air Conditioning
How can it be that something that has only been a common way of life since the 1960's could so dramatically change the landscape, architecture, culture, and traditions of our beloved South?
Grace of Thoughtful Living
It is hard to imagine the slow, quiet life our people lived before air conditioning. Creating an artificial environment brought an end to much of our outdoor living, and I believe there is a gentle grace that has gone with it. How would life be different if we had to live life and plan our days around the elements? What have we lost in our quest to fix our surroundings?