So I kinda miss Utah.

There were a few people at Church on Sunday that had just moved from Utah. It was funny to watch them introduce themselves as BYU students and just secretly think to myself, “I was just there…”

But they don’t know that. I look all grown-up and graduated with my baby and hot husband, living the dream in Temple, TX.

They are selling pest control for the summer. Aw, so cute! haha… Good ol’ Utah.

I’m actually pretty excited because Michael will get to play bball with them, helping the competition out there on Tuesday nights. Plus, it’s just fun to have new faces.

Speaking of Utah, the weather here has cooled off a little, which is really nice. I mean, it’s not SNOWING, it’s just 60 degrees. I’m bracing myself for the unbearable heat…wish  me luck.

So I came across this great list. Check it out if you’d like a good laugh about some fun Utah jokes.

You know you live in Utah

  • If everything closes at 10pm
  • If your local Dairy Queen is closed from September to May
  • If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance and they don’t work there
  • If you’ve worn shorts and a parka at the same time
  • If you’ve had a lengthy telephone conversation with someone who dialed the wrong number
  • If ‘vacation’ means going anywhere south of Salt Lake City for the weekend
  • If you know several people who have hit a deer more than once
  • If you have switched from ‘heat’ to ‘A/C’ and back again in the same day
  • If you install security lights on your house and garage but leave both unlocked
  • If you can drive 75 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard
  • If you design your kid’s Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit
  • If you know all 4 Seasons:
  • 1.  Almost winter, 2. Winter, 3. Still winter, and 4. Road construction
  • If the U is not just a letter – Neither is the Y
  • If you can pronounce Tooele
  • If your tulips get snowed on three times after they come up and twice more after they bloom
  • If hunting season is a school holiday
  • If the largest liquor store is the state government
  • You can go skiing and play golf on the same day
  • 30% humidity is muggy and almost unbearable
  • You know the difference between a ‘Steak House’ and a ‘Stake House’
  • You were an aunt or uncle before you were three
  • Your spouse’s mother was pregnant at your wedding
  • You have more children than you can find biblical names for
  • Your family considers a trip to McDonald’s a night out
  • Your first child was conceived on your honeymoon
  • You drink Coke from a brown paper bag
  • You wonder why fire truck drivers honk when you drive 35 mph in the left lane on the freeway
  • You have two gallons of ice cream in your freezer at all times
  • Your father-in-law thinks Ronald Reagan was a liberal
  • Cars in the slow lane are traveling the fastest; cars in the fast lane are traveling the slowest; cars in the middle lanes are always trying to exit
  • You have to ask for the uncensored version of “Titanic”
  • Hotel rooms all have the Book of Mormon
  • Schools stay open, even if two feet of snow falls overnight, but close for the opening of hunting season
  • There is a church on every corner, but they all teach the same thing
  • The most popular public transportation system is a ski lift
  • In-state college football rivalries are bigger than the Super Bowl
  • Every driveway has a minivan and a pickup truck
  • Every time a new family moves into your neighborhood, the local elementary school has to hire a new teacher
  • Your paycheck has an additional 10 percent deduction
  • More movies are filmed in your town than in Hollywood
  • You make a toast with red punch at your wedding reception
  • You have more raw wheat stored than some Third World countries
  • Your idea of a good time is playing Pictionary in the cultural hall
  • Your idea of a wild party is a six pack of Pepsi and a PG-13 movie
  • You measure Kool-Aid by parts per million
  • You think “You’re a 10 cow wife” is a compliment


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