You know you live in Seattle when …

My mom forwarded me the following list. It was originally intended for people living in California, but many of them apply to Seattle as well. As a result I’ve modified the list and created my own You know you living Seattle when …

  1. Your coworker has 8 body piercing’s and none are visible.
  2. You make over $300,000 and still can’t afford a house.
  3. You take a bus and are shocked at two people carrying on a conversation in English.
  4. Your child’s 3rd-grade teacher has purple hair, a nose ring, and is named Flower.
  5. You can’t remember … is pot illegal?
  6. You’ve been to a baby shower that has two mothers and a sperm donor.
  7. You have a very strong opinion about where your coffee beans are grown, and you can taste the difference between Sumatran and Ethiopian.
  8. You can’t remember, is pot illegal?
  9. You need a compass and a tape measure to park.
  10. It’s barely snowing and there’s a report on every news station: “SEVERE WINTER STORM WATCH.”
  11. It’s barely snowing outside, so you leave for work an hour early to avoid all the weather-related accidents.
  12. HEY! Is pot illegal?
  13. Both you AND your dog have therapists.
  14. You drive 60MPH in the fast lane, 55MPH in the middle lane and 45MPH in the right lane.

There you have it. My updated list for Seattle. Enjoy.

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