It was a good place for us; there was no reason to think it wasn't a good move. That's important--we had no idea, no sign, that there could be anything wrong with our house. And then, one night the radio came on by itself.
The South has a reputation—not undeserved—of being a deeply religious area, but it also revels in folklore, supernatural or otherwise. There's a reason why Anne Rice and Charlaine Harris set their separate vampire stories in the South: supernatural tales, like kudzu, thrive here.
As sure as every yearning brick you heft awaits its flight— / or sure as one may trust a cactoid exegesis on the hearts of bricks—