Good ol' Montana, Where:
Good ol' Montana, where:|
The wind is faster than your truck.
You own more than four pairs of gloves.
Every other vehicle is a 4x4.
The sun goes down and you immediately grab your coat.
In March your vehicle is 43% mud.
You leave your keys in your car and the next morning it's still there.
You installed your new computer using a Leatherman tool.
Wolves are naturally free and house cats are on a leash.
You hear the words "stream" or "brook" pronounced as "crick".
The elevation exceeds the population of your town.
Monday night football starts at 7:00, instead of 9:00.
The jug of milk on your porch is frozen.
Your vehicle is broken down on the highway and someone stops to help you ... and you trust them!
You can pay for a "Big Mac" with a personal check.
There's a Bison in your lane.
Your central heating system is fueled by large logs.
You can see the stars at night.
People drive 200+ miles to shop at a mall.
Your great grandmother is older than the courthouse.
You got a set of new snow tires for Valentine's Day.
Your minister shows up Sunday morning wearing Carhartt coveralls.
More than 1/2 the meat in your freezer is Elk.
The term "wind chill factor" is part of your daily vocabulary.
The bumper jack in your pickup will lift a house.
Your backyard smells like sagebrush (or the nearest feedlot).
You put on a pair of snowboots to get the morning paper.
You enjoy a hot chocolate more than a margarita.
A girls' basketball game fills the school gym.
You put the car heater on your list of best friends.
You slept through the night undisturbed by a siren ... or a train!
A rodeo is more popular than a Madonna concert.
Tractors are a normal part of traffic.
You use your back porch as a freezer from October thru May.
Your telephone book is smaller than most magazines.
You have made jerky at least once in your life.
You think it's normal to replace your cracked windshield every spring when you take off the studded snow tires.
Dressing up means wearing a clean flannel shirt and jeans that aren't too dirty
You pronounce Kootenai as "COOT-nee".
You can tell it was a bad winter because there are only 50 or 60 deer grazing at the edge of town.
You've seen so many bald eagles you don't even pay attention to them anymore.
You go around in shorts when it's 45 degrees (F) outside.
You think a blacktop road (without stripes) that averages 12 feet wide qualifies as a highway.
You consider someone a neighbor if they only live 6 or 7 miles away.
You wave to every car on the highway, whether you're on foot or driving or even sitting on the creek bank with your back to the road.
You ignore the center line and drive on whichever part of the road is smoothest, driest, or feels safest.
Your idea of Mexican cuisine is Elk Chili and Bear Tacos.
You know what "Montana Potatoes" are.
You've patched your jeans by using duct tape. (Doesn't everyone?)
Your local Radio Shack sells guns, chainsaws, and satellite dishes.
You love the BIG SKY!
Submitted by Troubled Mama
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