"Do you see that? That eye shining?"
I asked him as we were sitting in the dark on a decaying picnic table. He stands up looking beyond puzzled and starts chuckling.
"You mean that lightning bug?"
Glad darkness shadowed my face, I felt myself blush.
It never occured to me that they have fire flies in NC.
"I've never saw one before."
The weather was smothering. It was all I could do to understand the dialect.
For the first time in my life I dropped everything and hopped on a plane and on I went.
Blurs of memories replaying from the 2 weeks I spent there, computerless, without a car. It was interesting.....
I will go back.