NATIVE PLACES: Venus at the Bi-Lo

The architecture was little more than an air-conditioned tin shack. A whiff of rotting garbage scented the air. The pavement was greased from 10,000 leaky crankcases. It was the Bi-Lo grocery store parking lot at Edisto Beach, South Carolina, on Friday afternoon. Places like the Bi-Lo parking lot are simply necessary, neither good nor bad. … Continue reading NATIVE PLACES: Venus at the Bi-Lo