Wooden Pallets for your bonfire…
You know you belong in Kodiak, Alaska when…
You switch to your sandals when it gets about 60, but keep the socks on.
You understand blue and you understand sky, just not if they are used in the same sentence.
You’ve actually used your mountain bike on a mountain.
You think people who use umbrellas are either wimps or tourists.
You and your best friend (and their cousin) have all dated the same person.
You know that if your cruzin the loop, you’ll turn around at McDonald’s.
you were excited when WalMart came to town.
dressing up is wearing clean flannel
if the sun is out its “beach Weather”
The most popular place to be on the weekend is white sands and involves fire and/or explosives
you bring a jacket ‘just in case’ no matter where you go or what time of year.
you go to the fair in the summer, scantilly clad in the day, get a sunburn, then immediately regret it as you freeze your ass off when the sun sets.
You know from personal experiences that riding a ferry with a hangover is a bad idea.
You know at least 10 different words for rain.
You know at least 10 different names for Kodiak
You have only, legally, driven 55 mph.
You dont understand the confused looks on tourists faces when you use the word “salmonberry” in a sentence
You have part of a forest in your back yard.
You know more people who own boats than air conditioners.
You feel overdressed wearing…anything… to a “nice” restaurant.
You know the joke “that bar is so small………”
you know where “the end of the road” is- and have eaten at the restaurant there.
You understand that if it has no snow or has not erupted, it is not a real mountain.
You know the difference between Chinook, Coho, and Sockeye salmon.
You consider fishing a sport.
In winter, you go to work in the dark and come home in the dark — while only working eight-hour days.
You never go camping without waterproof matches and a poncho.
You are not fazed by “Today’s forecast: showers followed by rain, ” and “Tomorrow’s forecast: rain followed by showers.”
You have no concept of humidity without precipitation.
You can point to at least two mountains, even if you cannot see them through the fog.
You notice “the mountain is out” when it is a pretty day and you can actually see it.
You put on your shorts when the temperature gets above 50, but still wear your hiking boots and parka.
You’ve had to complain that “nothing is open” at 5:00pm.
you have to drive 5 minutes to go to the “Mall” which consists of Walmart, Safeway and blockbuster, OR, a few stores in town
you know indisputably what generic terms such as ‘the bridge’, deadmans and ‘the Y’ refer to.
your car has all 4 radio stations programed and mabe one of them twice to take up the extra space
you remember life without walmart.
you know where to get Mexican, Chinese and Japanese and can order a hamburger at all of them.
you have “made beach glass” by throwing bottles off of cliffs to watch them smash on the beach- using up an otherwise boring afternoon…
your sense of direction stems from ‘the water means north, the mountains mean south’.
you know someone’s a tourist cuz they wear a heavy coat in the middle of summer.
you own Carhartt pants, sweatshirts, a vest and a hat and you wear them all at the same time.
you know where to go to steal wooden pallets for your bonfire.
you don’t question why one of the ‘nicer’ restaurants in town is named “the Power house”
After reading all this you love it here even more!
You know it’s useless to try anywhere else, when Woolworths is out of milk!
Thanks to http://www.myyearbook.com