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05/31/17 Grif.Net – MORE Thoughts on Wyoming

05/31/17 Grif.Net – MORE Thoughts on Wyoming

You know you are =
from Wyoming if . . .

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. . You know =
more people that own pickup trucks than people who =
don’t

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. . Having snow =
days in May isn’t that surprising to you

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. . As a kid, =
the only reasons recess was canceled were if it was -40F outside or =
there was a wild animal in the playground

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. . On long car =
rides, you’ve played the game “spot the tree in the middle =
of nowhere”

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. . Your town =
doesn’t have a traffic light

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. . After years =
of living with 60 MPH “light breezes,” you walk with a =
permanent lean

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. . You get =
really excited when the state is mentioned on the news for anything at =
all, even though it’s usually for being extremely =
cold

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. . Encounters =
with antelope, wild turkeys, or even a black bear are to be expected =
– even if you live in the “middle of =
town”

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. . When out of =
the state, you use being from Wyoming as a “fun fact” in =
icebreaker activities

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. . You have =
strong opinions about Colorado, not of which are fit to print on a =
family forum like this

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. . You actually =
think “vegetarian” is an “old Indian word for =
‘bad hunter’” (and still view vegetarians with =
skepticism because who doesn’t like beef?)

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. . You’ve =
eaten Rocky Mountain oysters and know they aren’t really =
oysters

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. . When someone =
says to you “Do you know so-and-so? She’s from =
Wyoming,” there’s a 1 in 3 chance you actually do know that =
person

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. . You’ve =
been in a traffic jam that was caused by animals, not =
cars

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. . Your idea of =
“rush hour traffic” is having to wait for more than three =
cars before making a left-hand turn

 

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Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"