Up North

You know you're from 'up north' when:
  1. You have more miles on your snowblower than your car.

  2. You have 10 favorite recipes for venison.

  3. The local Hardware store on any Saturday is busier than the toy stores at Christmas.

  4. You live in a house that has no front steps, yet the door is one yard above the ground.

  5. Driving is better in the winter because the potholes get filled with snow.

  6. Making it home during Mud Season is a competitive sport.

  7. You owe more money on your snowmobile than your car.

  8. The local paper covers national and international headlines on l/4 page, but requires 6 pages for sports.

  9. At least twice a year, the kitchen doubles as a meat processing plant.

  10. The most effective mosquito repellent is a shotgun.

  11. Your snow-blower gets stuck on the roof.

  12. You think the start of deer hunting season is a national holiday.

  13. You frequently clean grease off your barbecue so the bears won't prowl on your deck.

  14. There is only one shopping plaza in town.

  15. The major parish fundraiser isn't bingo - its sausage making.

  16. You find -20F a little chilly.

  17. The trunk of your car doubles as a deep freezer.

  18. You attended a formal event in your best clothes, your finest jewelry and your snowmobile boots.
[ Author Unknown -- from 'Buffalos Chips' (buffalos-g-jokes.yahoogroups.com) ]

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