Saturday, April 14, 2007

Coeur d'Alene-isms

I don't usually find the MySpace bulletins terribly entertaining or worth sharing, but I got a kick out of this one. I've got to post something to get me back in the posting mood!

How You Know You're From Coeur d' Alene, Idaho.

1. You were born in, or have been checked into the "Big Blue Hospital" (aka KMC)
2. You have attended (or had) a birthday party at Skate Plaza
3. You swear by Hudson's Hamburgers (or you've been there more than once.)
4. It's always a treat to get "Gooeys" at the Resort (or have eaten an entire one by yourself!)
5. You have been swimming at the steps
6. You have hiked and jumped off Rocks at Tubbs Hill
7. You know a Red Hot Mama
8. You always pay $1 to contribute to the 4th of July Fireworks, which you still think are the best in the world.
9. You saw a movie for $1 at Riverstone's Opening Day
10. Every new person in your neighborhood is Californian
11. You've always wanted to Parasail on CDA lake ( but probably never have)
12. Sherman Park was your favorite place to go when you were little... or you were kicked out of it as a teenager at least once late at night
13. You have hiked Canfield Mt.
14. You have once had a pass to Wild Waters, but now you are putting it out of business by buying passes to Silverwood
15. You have been on every ride at the county fair, EVEN the Kamikaze (on in my case, the Gravitron)
16. You've eaten/sobered up at The Breakfast Nook
17. One or both of your parents attended Coeur d' Alene High School
18. You freeze your butt off the day after Thanksgiving to watch the lighting ceremony downtown.
19. You attended either: Winton, Sorensen, Bryan, Borah, Dalton, Fernan, Hayden, Ramsey, Hayden Meadows, or Skyway.
20. You wish you were as rich as Hagadone, the Trump of CDA.
21. You have been Trick-Or-Treating on snob hill because you know they are all rich and have the best candy.
22. You've bragged about (though you may not admit it) winning "the fish."
23. When you tell somebody where you're from you either get: "I hear it's SO beautiful!" OR... "Isn't that where the KKK is?"
24. You've attended Art on the Green, Taste of the Coeur d'Alene's, CAR-d'Alene, The Festival of Trees, the Parade of Lights, Ironman, or a play at NIC.
25. You have worked for, or know someone who has worked for the Coeur d'Alene Resort (including Tito's, the Cruiseboats, etc.)
26. You've cruised Sherman Ave.
27. You've four-wheeled or Off roaded up at Hayden Creek
28. You know that "The Floating Restaurant" is not as cool as it sounds
29. You know what someone is referring too (even though you might think it's stupid) when they say "let's go to I.P."
30. \You remember the Ice storm of 96'

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