It is So Dry in Arizona That…

  • The cows are giving evaporated milk.
  • The trees are whistling for the dogs.
  • You no longer associate bridges (or rivers) with water.
  • You eat hot chilies to cool your mouth off.
  • You can make instant sun tea.
  • You learn that a seat belt makes a pretty good branding iron.
  • The temperature drops below 95, you feel a bit chilly.
  • You know the best parking place is in the shade, not distance from the door.
  • Your biggest fear in the case of a wreck is, “What if I get knocked out and end up lying on the pavement and cook to death?”
  • A sad native prayed in Church today, “Please, God, let it rain – not so much for me, cuz I’ve seen it – but for my 7-year-old.”
  • A visitor once asked, “Does it ever rain in Arizona?”
    A rancher quickly answered, “Yes, it does. Do you remember in the Bible where it rained for 40 days and 40 nights?”
    The visitor replied, “Yes, I’m familiar with Noah’s flood.”
    “Well,” the rancher puffed up, “We got about two and a half inches of that.”