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Call Me a Pogophile and We'll Take It Outside

Call Me a Pogophile and We'll Take It Outside Not Forgotten B Y B RYA N G I E M ZA "We set out to cover 60 miles in three days, and because memory is kind, I don't remember the heat or blisters or mosquitoes or waterlogged shoes or tedious flatwater or aching shoulders so much as the imagery." Courtesy of Bryan Giemza. My buddy Floyd is a native of Wisconsin. He's half Minnesotan and half Wisconsinite, which makes him half German and half Norwegian and about six-feet nine-inches of Aryan genetics. It's impossible not to attract attention when traveling with Floyd. I'm going to have a T-shirt made for him that preempts the two questions that he's asked wherever he goes: 98 No, I've never played basketball on a team. Six foot nine. Although Floyd sticks out like a miniskirt in a Methodist church, it never occurred to me that he might be out of his natural element in a place as common as a Carolina gas station. We found ourselves at one en route to the Okefenokee Swamp, and I noticed that he seemed a little nervous for reasons not apparent to me. The cash register line was orderly and quiet, although the clientele might http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southern Cultures University of North Carolina Press

Call Me a Pogophile and We'll Take It Outside

Southern Cultures , Volume 7 (2) – Jan 5, 2001

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Copyright © 2001 Center for the Study of the American South.
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Not Forgotten B Y B RYA N G I E M ZA "We set out to cover 60 miles in three days, and because memory is kind, I don't remember the heat or blisters or mosquitoes or waterlogged shoes or tedious flatwater or aching shoulders so much as the imagery." Courtesy of Bryan Giemza. My buddy Floyd is a native of Wisconsin. He's half Minnesotan and half Wisconsinite, which makes him half German and half Norwegian and about six-feet nine-inches of Aryan genetics. It's impossible not to attract attention when traveling with Floyd. I'm going to have a T-shirt made for him that preempts the two questions that he's asked wherever he goes: 98 No, I've never played basketball on a team. Six foot nine. Although Floyd sticks out like a miniskirt in a Methodist church, it never occurred to me that he might be out of his natural element in a place as common as a Carolina gas station. We found ourselves at one en route to the Okefenokee Swamp, and I noticed that he seemed a little nervous for reasons not apparent to me. The cash register line was orderly and quiet, although the clientele might

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Southern CulturesUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Jan 5, 2001

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