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!