Vacation means going up north past Hwy. 8 for the weekend.

You measure distance in hours.

You know several people who have hit deer more than once.

You often switch from ‘heat’ to A/C in the same day and back again.(Uh, June 11, 2011 was the last time…)

Your whole family wears Packer Green/Gold to church on Sunday (game day).

You can drive 65 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard.

You see people wearing camouflage at many social events such as weddings and funerals.

You install security lights on the house and garage and then leave both building unlocked.

You know that the major food groups are beer, fish, and venison.

You carry jumper cables in your pickup truck and your wife/girlfriend knows how to use them.

You consider Minneapolis exotic.

Down south to you means Illinois.

You have no problem pronouncing Lac Du Flambeau.

Your idea of landscaping is to place a statue of a deer next to the Blue Spruce.

A brat is something you eat.

Your neighbor throws a party to celebrate his new pole barn.

You go out for fish fry every Friday.

Your 4th of July picnic was moved inside because of frost.

Finally, you actually understand these words and you forward them to friends.