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Living in the PNW (Spin off of the Texas post)

Posted by on Jun. 9, 2009 at 5:13 PM
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The Pacific Northwest According To Jeff
Foxworthy

1. You know the state flower (Mildew)

2. You feel guilty
throwing aluminum cans or paper in the trash.

3. Use the statement "sun
break" and know what it means.

4. You know more than 10 ways to order
coffee.

5. You know more people who own boats than air
conditioners.

6. You feel overdressed wearing a suit to a nice
restaurant.

7. You stand on a deserted corner in the rain waiting for the
"Walk" Signal.

8. You consider that if it has no snow or has not recently
erupted, it is not a real mountain.

9. You can taste the difference
between Starbucks, Seattle's Best, and Veneto's.

10. You know the
difference between Chinook, Coho, and Sockeye Salmon.

11. You know how to
pronounce Sequim, Puyallup, Issaquah, Oregon, Yakima, and Willamette.

12.
You consider swimming an indoor sport.

13. You can tell the difference
between Japanese, Chinese, and Thai food.

14. In winter, you go to work
in the dark and come home in the dark - while only working eight-hour
days.

15. You never go camping without waterproof matches and a
poncho.

16. You are not fazed by "Today's forecast: showers followed by
rain," and "Tomorrow's forecast: rain followed by showers."

17. You have
no concept of humidity without precipitation.

18. You know that Boring is
a town in Oregon and not just a state of mind.

19. You can point to at
least two volcanoes, even if you cannot see through the cloud cover.

20.
You notice, "The mountain is out" when it is a pretty day and you can actually
see it.

21. You put on your shorts when the temperature gets above 50,
but still wear your hiking boots and parka.

22. You switch to your
sandals when it gets about 60, but keep the socks on.

23. You have
actually used your mountain bike on a mountain.

24. You think people who
use umbrellas are either wimps or tourists.

25. You buy new sunglasses
every year, because you cannot find the old ones after such a long
time.

26. You measure distance in hours.

27. You often switch from
"heat" to "a/c" in the same day.

28. You design your kid's Halloween
costume to fit under a raincoat.

29. You know all the important seasons:
Almost Winter, Winter, Still Raining (Spring), Road Construction (Summer), Deer
& Elk Season (Fall).

30. You actually understood these jokes and will
probably forward them
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by on Jun. 9, 2009 at 5:13 PM
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Peanutx3
by on Jun. 9, 2009 at 5:16 PM

I love those.  I laugh everytime I read them because they are so true.

krystlzd3
by Platinum Member on Jun. 9, 2009 at 5:20 PM

Where are you from? I am in Seattle. LOL

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krystlzd3
by Platinum Member on Jun. 9, 2009 at 5:45 PM

BUMP!! No one else can relate to this??!?!?

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Lisa_729
by on Jun. 9, 2009 at 5:48 PM

LOL.  Some of those are so true.  I grew up in Eastern Oregon. 

Peanutx3
by on Jun. 10, 2009 at 2:55 PM

I am up north on Camano Island.  My DH calls it Camanofornia because we get less rain then you guys down there.

Quoting krystlzd3:

Where are you from? I am in Seattle. LOL


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