~ You plan marriages, births, baptisms and all other special functions around the gap times between branding, weaning & bull sales.
~ You plan marriages, births, baptisms and all other special functions around the seasons, in particular the wet season.
~ You’ve nearly driven off the road more than once oggling the neighbours stock.
~ Road directions are given by way of landmarks instead of road signs, ie. over the creek, past the white gum with the big burl, cross ten grids, etc, etc.
~ You never, ever, ever wear something white to town. If you do Murphy’s Law can guarantee without a shadow of a doubt to ensure you get a least one flat tyre that needs to be changed before you hit the bitumen.
~ Your idea of a holiday/day off is attending field days, shows, sales or any other ag related activity where you can hope to stay relatively clean for the duration.
~ If you do dare to go to the beach you can be easily distinguished from the crowd a mile away by your irredescent white legs when you dare to wear shorts. (Men in particular suffer from this affliction)
~ It is not unusual to see the woman of the house running around the homestead or the chook pen with a shot gun.
~ Your younger children have a nappy or knickers tan from running around in the nude in the heat of Summer.
~ Your children have bindi proof feet with soles like leather from running around with bare feet 90% of the time.
I’ll continue adding to the list as time goes on. Please feel free to share your own.