I hate how people “from Off” show up here in a place known for it’s slow pace and demand that we locals speed it up. What’s the matter, not enough stress here to suit you?

My advice to these “far offs’? Take a chill pill. Slow down. Getting to the next red light, a half a second before me does not make you the winner of anything. No trophies are given in the “most stress felt” or “most stress caused” categories. There is not even an honorable mention for most times you blew your horn and freaked out on the way home from work. The cat can wait ten more minutes to be fed, honest.

I moved here 25 years ago for the slow pace and I LOVE IT. Unlike Charleston, a slow paced place, there are a million fast paced ones. At the risk of sounding obvious……maybe you need to investigate. But don’t move to Key West and complain about gay people, or move to Miami and rant about Hispanics. A little common sense, please.

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