Of course other southerners might be biased. You guys can post too. If you want share some of your Stories From the South. (Talking about the Southeast)
Seems the heat is a problem a lot of people seem to have. I don't blame you.
The south is quiet and more serene. Large gaps of open land between settled areas and even in developed places there's still plenty of green. Very few people I've met have been impolite. All around I must say I do love it and would never trade it for anything.