Know the state flower (Mildew)
You feel guilty throwing aluminum cans or paper in the trash.
Use the statement "sun break" and know what it means.
Know more than 10 ways to order coffee.
Know more people who own boats than air conditioners.
Feel overdressed wearing a suit to a nice restaurant.
Stand on a deserted corner in the rain waiting for the "Walk" signal.
Consider that if it has no snow or has not recently erupted, it is not a real mountain.
Can taste the difference between Starbucks, Seattle's Best and Veneto's.
Know the difference between Chinook, Coho and Sockeye salmon.
Know how to pronounce Sequim, Puyallup, Issaquah, Oregon and Willamette.
Consider swimming an indoor sport.
Can tell the difference between Japanese, Chinese and Thai food.
In winter, go to work in the dark and come home in the dark - while only working
Never go camping without waterproof matches and a poncho.
Are not fazed by "Today's forecast: showers followed by rain," and
"Tomorrow's forecast: rain followed by showers."
You cannot wait for a day with "showers and sun breaks."
Have no concept of humidity without precipitation.
Know that Boring is a town in Oregon and not just a state of mind.
Can point to at least two volcanoes, even if you cannot see through the cloud cover.
You exclaim "the mountain is out" when it is a pretty day and you can actually
Put on your shorts when the temperature gets above 50, but still wear your hiking boots
Switch to your sandals when it gets about 60, but keep the socks on.
Have actually used your mountain bike on a mountain.
Think people who use umbrellas are either wimps or tourists.
Knew immediately that the view out of Frazier's window was fake.
Buy new sunglasses every year, because you can't find the old ones after such a long time.
You measure distance in hours.
You often switch from "heat" to "a/c" in the same day.
You use a down comforter in the summer.
You carry jumper cables in your car and your wife knows how to use them.
You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit under a raincoat.
You know all the important seasons: Almost Winter, Winter, Still Raining (spring), Road
Construction (summer), Deer & Elk season (fall).
actually understand these jokes and forward them to your friends in the Northwest or those
who used to live here!
erhalten von Johanna Whiteman