Friday, October 06, 2006

True North Idahoans


  1. "Vacation" means going east or west on I-90 for the weekend.
  2. You measure distance in hours.
  3. You know several people who have hit a deer more than once.
  4. You often switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day and back again.
  5. You can drive 65 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard... without flinching.
  6. You see people wearing camouflage at social events (including weddings).
  7. You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.
  8. You carry jumper cables in your car and your wife knows how to use them.
  9. You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
  10. Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow.
  11. You know all 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter and road construction.
  12. Your idea of creative landscaping is a statue of a deer next to your blue spruce.
  13. Your kids wear snow boots to soccer matches.
  14. Your neighbor throws a party to celebrate his new pole shed.
  15. Your 4th of July picnic was moved indoors due to frost and/or snow.
  16. You have more miles on your snow blower than your car.
  17. You find 0 degrees "a little chilly."
  18. You actually understand these jokes, and you forward them to all your Idaho friends

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