Friday, October 30, 2009

Fair Day = Fun

Arizona State Fair
We met up with some friends of ours (twins too) at the AZ state fair today. It was pretty fun! The kids loved the petting zoo. I however, must be allergic to the hay.
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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Doggy Kisses

Grandma Bibi came over and watched the kids while mommy went to school, they had fun.

You know you are from Arizona if…

You know you are from Arizona if…

-You think 60 tons of crushed red rock makes a beautiful yard.

-Your house is made of stucco and has a red clay tile roof.

- Vehicles with open windows have the right-of-way in the summer.

-Most of the restaurants in town have the first name "El" or "Los."

-Most homes have more firearms than people.

- Kids ask, "What's a mosquito?"

- People who have black cars or black upholstery in their car are automatically assumed to be from out of-state or nuts.

-You know better than to get into a car with leather seats if you're wearing shorts.

- When you drive two miles around a parking lot looking for a shady place - even in the dead of winter. 

- You "hug" a cactus only once in your lifetime. 

- A hundred ten in the shade is sort of hot, but you don't have to shovel it off your driveway.

- You take a stroll on Ho Hum Way.

- Petrified doesn't mean scared.

- The temperature drops below 95 and you feel a bit chilly.

- You've experienced condensation on your bum from the hot water in the toilet bowl.

- You would give anything to be able to splash cold water on your face.

- You can attend any function wearing shorts and a tank top.

-You can (correctly) pronounce the words: "Saguaro", "Ocotillo", "Tempe", "Gila Bend", "San Xavier", "Canyon de Chelly", "Mogollon Rim", "Cholla", and "Ajo".

- It's noon in July, kids are on summer vacation, and not one person is walking on the streets.

- You experience third degree burns if you touch any metal part of your car.

- You know better than to get into a car with leather seats if you're wearing shorts.

- Announcements for Fourth of July events never end with "in case of rain......"

- When someone asks how far you live from a location, it's always in terms of minutes, not miles.

- Everyone's smiling and talking about the great weather on rainy days.

- You have to explain to out-of-staters why there is no daylight savings time.

-You take rain dances seriously.

-You can finish a Big Gulp in 10 minutes and go back for seconds.

-You know a swamp cooler is not a happy hour drink.

- When a rainy day puts you in a good mood.

-You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Arizona.