You know you live in the desert when…

April 29, 2010 at 8:31 pm | Posted in Things I think | Leave a comment
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…tumbleweeds routinely blow through your backyard.

…you accidentally prick yourself on your neighbor’s cactus every time you walk the dog.

…roads are closed not for snow or flooding, but because there are 70+ mph winds and dust so thick you can’t see.

…central  air conditioning is referred to as “refrigerated air,” and you’re lucky if you have it. (We don’t.)

…people mention the impending summer heat with trepidation, but end with, “but at least it’s a dry heat,” AS IF THAT MAKES 100 DEGREE TEMPS MORE BEARABLE (see above).

I’m thinkin’ this place is going to take a little getting used to.

Have you ever moved somewhere that was totally different than anywhere you’d ever been?


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