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You're from the West Coast when ...

bulletYou make over $250,000 and still can't afford to buy your own house.
bulletThe high school quarterback calls a time-out to answer his cell phone.
bulletThe fastest part of your commute is down your driveway.
bulletYou know how to eat an artichoke.
bulletYou drive to your neighborhood block party.

You're from New York when ...

bulletYou say "The City" and expect everyone to know you mean Manhattan.
bulletYou have never been to the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building.
bulletYou can get into a four-hour argument about how to get from Columbus Circle to Battery Park, but can't find Wisconsin on a map.
bulletYou think Central Park is "nature."
bulletYou think eye contact is an act of aggression.

You're from Colorado when ...

bulletYou carry your $3,000 mountain bike atop your $500 car.
bulletYou tell your husband to pick up Granola on his way home ... and he stops at the day care.
bulletThe top of your head is bald, but you still have a ponytail.
bulletYour bridal registry is at a wilderness store.

-----------------A Final Thought ...

"But then, I'd have to leave 'The City.'"

- Nationally televised statement by a homeless man in New York City, when asked why he remained homeless when he could live with his family in Florida.