Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Living in Montana

I stole this from my friend Lindsey and highlighted my favorites because they have happened to me! The funny thing is, most of them are true!

You live in Montana...

...If 'vacation' to you means going shopping for the weekend in Great Falls, Billings or Bozeman (while the kids swim at the Comfort Inn), You might live in Montana

...If parking your car for the night involves an extension cord , You might live in Montana .

...If you consider it a sport to gather your food by drilling Through 8 inches of ice and sitting there all day hoping That the food will swim by, You might live in Montana .

...If you're proud that your state makes the national news Primarily because it houses the coldest spot in the nation ,You might live in Montana

...If your local Dairy Queen is closed from November through March, You might live in Montana .

...If someone in a store offers you assistance, and they don'tWork there, You might live in Montana . (Proud to say my mom does this!)

...If your dad's suntan stops at a line curving around the Middle of his forehead, You might live in Montana

...If you have worn shorts and a parka at the same time, You Might live in Montana (Sam?)

...If your town has an equal number of bars and churches, You Might live in Montana

...If you know how to correctly pronounce Butte , You might live In Montana .

...If you measure distance in hours, You might live in Montana .

...If your family vehicle is a crew cab pickup, You might live In Montana .

...If you know several people who have hit deer more than once, You might live in Montana .

...If you can drive 65 mph through 2 feet of snow during aRaging blizzard, without flinching, You might live in Montana .

...If you see people wearing hunting clothes at social events, You might live in Montana . (Or your child's birth!)

...If you've installed security lights on your house and garage And leave both unlocked, You might live in Montana .

...If the largest traffic jam in your town centers around a High school basketball game, You might live in Montana .

...If you carry jumper cables in your car and your girlfriend Knows how to use them, You might live in Montana .

...If there are 7 empty cars running in the parking lot at Wal-Mart at any given time, You might live in Montana . (Or if your mom calls to tell you how everyone is excited that a Wal-Mart is opening and it is the event of the year)

...If there are more people at work on Christmas Eve Day than On Opening Deer Rifle Season, You might live in Montana .

...If you design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a Snowsuit, You might live in Montana

...If driving is better in the winter because the potholes areFilled with snow, You might live in Montana

...If your idea of creative landscaping is a statue of a deer Next to your cottonwood, You might live in Montana .

...If finding your misplaced car keys involves looking in the Ignition, You might live in Montana (I believe this happened just last weekend, right Mom?)

...If you find 0 degrees a little chilly, You might live in Montana.

2 comments:

Rachel said...

I love this. This is so, so true especially about the hi-line. Take care.

Kiersten said...

Most of these hold true for Minnesota too--though "The Cities" is the only place to go shopping in the state really... In fact, I think I've been sent a nearly identical email regarding living in Minnesota... funny.