Living in Cheyenne can be a unique experience. Anyone that can deal with the wind, snow, and 2-weeks of summer can attest to that!  Here are some other reasons You Know You’re From Cheyenne If…
  • You drive over horse droppings on Capitol Avenue the last full week of July
  • You get a free Cheyenne special hair-doo courtesy of the wind
  • You see locals wearing hats and holsters
  • You wear a hat and a holster
  • You see goats grazing in town
  • You have three seasons, “winter,” “Frontier Days” and “road construction”
  • You can drive from one end of town to the other without thinking about traffic
  • The rain doesn’t last more than 10 minutes
  • You steer your pickup to avoid hitting the pot holes that have been there since before you were driving
  • There is a sign that says “dogs must be on a leash,” but you know it doesn’t apply to you
  • The boots make the man
  • You run the furnace in the morning and the swamp cooler in the afternoon
  • You don’t wear boots and a hat at Cheyenne Frontier Days (unless you really are a working cowboy)
  • Airline passengers ask, “Did we land or get shot down?”
  • You use barbed wire to keep the snow out
  • You remember the Owl Inn
  • The landmarks you use for giving directions are taverns
  • You own more firearms than silverwear
  • You have to buy a Halloween costume that fits over a snowsuit
  • You’re not in town the last full week of July
  • No matter where you are going, you know you’ll get there in 12 minutes
  • You keep the snow shovel handy in August