You own more than four pairs of gloves .

Every other vehicle is a 4×4.

The sun goes down and you immediately grab your coat.

In March your vehicle is 43% mud .

You leave your keys in your car and the next morning it’s still there .

You installed your new computer using a Leatherman tool.

Wolves are naturally free and house cats are on a leash.

The elevation exceeds the population of your town .

Your vehicle is broken down on the highway and someone stops to help you … and you trust them!

You can pay for a “Big Mac” with a personal check.

There ‘s a Bison in your lane .

Your central heating system is fueled by large logs .

People drive 200+ miles to shop at a mall.

You got a set of new snow tires for Valentine ‘s Day.

Your minister shows up Sunday morning wearing Carhartt coveralls .

More than 1/2 the meat in your freezer is Elk.

The term “wind chill factor ” is part of your daily vocabulary.

The bumper jack in your pickup will lift a house .

You put on a pair of snow-boots to get the morning paper .

You enjoy a hot chocolate more than a margarita .

a girls basketball game fills the school gym.

You put the car heater on your list of best friends .

a rodeo is more popular than a Madonna concert.

Tractors are a normal part of traffic.

You use your back porch as a freezer from October thru May.

Your telephone book is smaller than most magazines .

You have made jerky at least once in your life .

You think it’s normal to replace your cracked windshield every spring when you take off the studded snow tires .

Dressing up means wearing a clean flannel shirt and jeans that aren ‘t too dirty.

You can tell it was a bad winter because there are only 50 or 60 deer grazing at the edge of town .

You’ve seen so many bald eagles you don ‘t even pay attention to them anymore .

You go around in shorts when it’s 45 degrees (F) outside .

You think a blacktop road (without stripes ) that averages 12 feet wide qualifies as a highway.

You consider someone a neighbor if they only live 6 or 7 miles away.

You wave to every car on the highway, whether you’re on foot or driving or even sitting on the creek bank with your back to the road .

You ignore the center line and drive on whichever part of the road is smoothest, driest, or feels safest.

Your idea of Mexican cuisine is Elk Chili and Bear Tacos .

You know what “Montana Potatoes ” are .

You’ve patched your jeans by using duct tape .

You local Radio Shack sells guns , chainsaws , and satellite dishes .

You love the BIG SKY!