Are you a Californian
Or have you ever been a Californian...
(kind of sounds like the days of the 50's
and the McCarthy trials)
But seriously. California is like
a dirty word up here in Idaho.
Anything, and I do mean anything,
that goes wrong, it is blamed on
Too much traffic? California's.
Too high prices for house...California's
crime rises up, drugs on the rise?
High fluttening rich people? Gated communities?
Californian's, Californians' and of course
Too much change? Bigger police and fire
departments needed? Bigger library's?
tree huggers? No trespassing signs?
No hunting sign's? Woods are going down
and houses going up? Or RV parks going
up... Californian's... you know that is the
But is it really? I would be willing to bet,
if one had access to the Driver's license
Bureau and the Vehicle Registration
records, you would be surprise to learn
that it isn't quite as true as you think.
That California's, if they are in fact still the
biggest transplants, they are by a
small margin. Well, if not there, then
where are all these people coming from?
Pennsylvania, New York, Arizona, Nevada,
and Colorado are just some of the names of
states I have heard a lot about lately. Lots of
them. It would be interesting to have some
one from one of those departments to give us
a run down of where the transplants are actually
coming from. Even the California's are getting
sick of being condemn for those other people.
Oh, by the way, New Hampshire, has been
complaining about it for almost a century ....
about Bostonian's who have moved into their
areas, wanting bigger libraries, more police, and
fire departments, higher priced houses, newer bigger
stores... and they, too, put gates on their
places and large fences... don't know who they are
keeping out. But the New Hampshire's people
are glad to see them... hoping it keeps those
Bostonians locked up in those communities