Those of us who are lucky enough to live in Julian know that there are more than just a few things that make us unique. Along with our true four seasons of the year and beautiful natural landscape, There’s no place like home. Odds are this is a place you're definitely proud to call your home if you fall under any of these categories below. Here’s how you know you’re from Julian, CA...
Your ears don’t pop every time you go up and down the hill.
You know the “best” place to get pie. See our blog post.
You know every curve on Highway 78 and 79.
You wear a flannel shirt and Levi’s to Christmas and Easter church services.
You know where the road turnouts and passing zones are.
You're prepared for days without power.
You know the alternative routes to avoid tourist traffic.
Your internet bill says you have high speed, but you really have slow internet.
Your landline goes out every time it rains. Yes, you still have a landline because you get no cellphone service at your house.
You dream of going to the city or not.
When someone asks you what you do for nightlife and you can list 5 things.
You avoid town on weekends like the plague.
You can tell if someone lives in the city or the mountains by their driving.
You have to stop for turkey/deer/mountain lion etc. crossings.
Your nearest neighbor is a cow.
You have snow days.
You’ve driven over 30 minutes just for Starbucks, In-n-Out, or Chic-Fil-A.
Your family members think you are crazy for living in the “sticks.”
You understand that you will never be a “true” local by an oldtimer’s standard unless you’re a fifth-generation Julianite.