5 (Un)Fortunate Things About Living in Wyoming

As I looked out the window today in class, and the snow started to fall, I became VERY excited- and anxious- for winter. In Wyoming, there are about 9 months of winter, and 3 months of construction. This led me to think about how fortunate I am to live in such a state.

1. Wyoming can sometimes be the COLDEST place on Earth.

At one point in 2017, Wyoming had 5 cities on the list of coldest places in the world. I would expect to see more Wyoming towns on the list this year.

2. Because of the snow, Wyoming is also the most BEAUTIFUL place on Earth.

The Tetons. Enough said.

3. The air is so CLEAN and FRESH.

Even with all of the diesel trucks driving around, it is so easy to get away to the mountains or the fields and just breathe.

4. Wyoming is DIVERSE.

Do you know how cool it is to be sitting at home studying, and then I can just hop in my car, drive 30 minutes, and be in the mountains? The Snowy’s are right there in front of us, being in Laramie. And I drive through the plains to get to them. We’re far enough away from big cities and I think that is probably the neatest part of living in a small town.

5. There are possibly more STARS to see in the sky than there are in Hollywood.

Because Wyoming is so unpopulated, there is less light pollution, which means you can see WAY more stars in the sky than, say, in Denver.


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