I never knew a society of flag enthusiasts existed until recently. A southern Idaho city that was at one point considered to be symbolized by an eyesore gently waving in the breeze has now awed a segment of the United States population.
Some homes have more than one, and they are known to store small, practical items that homeowners use on a weekly basis. A survey from a few months ago has identified what the number one Idaho junk drawer item is, and there are more than a dozen different kinds of the product.
Nothing against the Irish, but I've always considered taking part in non-American cultural celebrations as sort of dumb. I didn't grow up knocking pinatas off of tree branches or pounding steins of terrible dark beer in October either.
Have I used the toilet as an opportunity to escape a potential argument with the wife? Hell to the yes. I also find the bathroom a handy safe haven when my mother-in-law is visiting; it doubles as a panic room in this situation.
Prosperity is a measurement of wealth and success. A recent report grouped Idaho among the most affluent states in the country, which might actually have a lot to do with the wave of people that have been leaving their birth states for greener pastures in recent years.