Thursday, December 10, 2009

Ya know you're a true Yooper when...

(in honor of my hubby's Yooper upbringing...)

1. Your idea of a traffic jam is ten cars waiting to pass a tractor on the highway.

2. "Vacation" means going down south past Petosky or Green Bay for the weekend.
3. You measure distance in hours.
4. You know several people who have hit deer more than once!
5. You often switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day and back again.
6. You find 0 degrees "a little chilly."
7. You can drive 65 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching.
8. You see people wearing hunting clothes at social events.
9. You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.
10. You think of the major food groups as beer, fish, and venison.
11. You carry jumper cables in your car & your girlfriend knows how to use them.
12. There are seven empty cars running in the parking lot at Pamida at any given time.
13. You have more miles on your snow blower than your car.
14. Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow.
15. You refer to the Watersmeet Nimrods as "we."
16. All 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter and road construction.
17. You can identify an Ohio and Wisconsin accent.
18. You have no problem spelling Escanaba.
19. You consider the lower Peninsula exotic. ya hey!
20. You don't have a coughing fit from one sip of Stroh's.

hat tip to the Guest House of Majestic Point's Facebook page.

1 comment:

Heather @ Not a DIY Life said...

Too funny! I can identify with the potholes being filled in during wintertime from my 30 winters spent north of the Mason-Dixon line.