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Old 09-29-2006, 10:56 AM   #1
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You Know You Live in New England When...

If your local Dairy Queen is closed from September through May, you live
> in
> New England.
>
> If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance and they don't work
> there, you live in New England.
>
> If you've worn shorts and a parka at the same time, you live in New
> England.
> If you've had a lengthy telephone conversation with someone who dialed a
> wrong number, you live in New England.
>
> If "Vacation" means going anywhere south of New York City for the weekend,
> you live in New England.
>
> If you measure distance in hours, you live in New England.
>
> If you know several people who have hit a deer more than once, you live in
> New England.
>
> If you have switched from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day and back again,
> you live in New England.
>
> If you can drive 75 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard
> without flinching, you live in New England.
>
> If you install security lights on your house and garage, but leave both
> unlocked, you live in New England.
>
> If you carry jumpers in your car and your wife knows how to use them, you
> live in New England.
>
> If you design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit, you
> live
> in New England.
>
> If the speed limit on the highway is 55 mph -- you're going 80 and
> everybody is passing you, you live in New England.
>
> If driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled wi! th
> snow , you live in New England.
>
> If you know all 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter and road
> construction, you live in New England.
>
> If you have more miles on your snow blower than your car, you live in New
> England.
>
> If you find 10 degrees "a little chilly", you live in New England.

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Old 09-29-2006, 11:18 AM   #2
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Hmm New England sounds an awful lot like Cleveland, Ohio Gb lol
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Old 09-29-2006, 11:19 AM   #3
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Good one GB. Thanks for the laugh!
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Old 09-29-2006, 12:38 PM   #4
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It sounds an awful lot like Michigan, as well.
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Old 09-29-2006, 12:45 PM   #5
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HAHAHA!

I actually did wake up one night years ago and found myself talking on the phone to someone who had dialed the wrong number. Not sure how long I'd kept that poor lady on the line.
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Old 09-29-2006, 12:54 PM   #6
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LOL! Good stuff!
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Old 09-29-2006, 01:09 PM   #7
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Aw, shucks, GB ... you're making me homesick!
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Old 09-29-2006, 01:10 PM   #8
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Ayrton I will tell you what. Why don't you and I trade houses for a while. I would love to spend some time in Greece
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Old 09-29-2006, 01:13 PM   #9
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Thanks GB I really needed that laugh. Having some problems at home but all should be fixed by the end of today.
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Old 09-29-2006, 05:34 PM   #10
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That's funny and oh-so-true! As a longtime resident of New England, I remember it well! I've copied and pasted this to share with a few others, GB. Thanks!
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