| W i t a n d A d v i c e ..for our visitors...
|AND...You might be from New Hampshire if...
|...you can name all four seasons ...but definitely if they are Tourist, Foliage, Ski and Mud.
...you own flannel shirts ,,,but definitely if you wear one with a tie.
...you know the back roads ,,,but definitely if you drive them to avoid the toll booth.
...you own a pickup truck ...but definitely if the truck is 4-wheel drive, has a gun rack, a plow on the front and a dog in the back.
...you attend church suppers ,,,but definitely if that's considered a night out on the town.
...you live in a white cape ...but definitely if there is a picket fence, a garden in back, a woodpile somewhere, appliances on the front lawn, and a rusty pick-up pushed into the woods.
...you say "Ames-es" ,,,but definitely if you do all your shopping there.
,,,you read the Union Leader ...but definitely if you believe it.
,,,you know everyone in town ,,,but definitely if they're all related to you.
,,,you go to the dump on Saturday ,,,but definitely if you leave with more than what you brought.
...you change the oil in your car yourself ,,,but definitely if you pour it into the fenders and the doors when you're done.
,,,you buy a ticket to the fireman's ball ...but, definitely if you actually attend.
,,,you carry a beeper ,,,but definitely if the only time it goes off is when there's a fire in town.
...your uncle is the chief of police ,,,but definitely if he's also the road agent, dog catcher, dump keeper, town clerk and a selectman.
special thanks to Jim Campbell, Londonderry, NH