You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

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You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…everywhere else in the county seems like a bargain. (Crista Jeremiason / Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you suggest to a friend that you should “grab a bite” at Valette. (PD FILE)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you start off St. Patrick’s Day with a parade around the Plaza. (Scott Manchester/The Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…Mr. Healdsburg is a thing. (COURTESY PHOTO)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you spent your summers fishing at the Veterans Memorial Beach. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…seeing a huge swan floating by Veterans Memorial Beach is an expected sight once a year. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you’ve cheered on the Prune Packers, recently or way back in the day. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…it takes you an hour to run to the Post Office because you run into so many people you know. (John Burgess/The Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you remember when Press Democrat reporter Guy Kovner was editor of the Healdsburg Tribune. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you avoid the Plaza on the weekends. (John Burgess/The Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

...even your snack food is paired with wine.

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

...you see someone with a wineglass walking down the street.

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

...you spend $12 for a hamburger.

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

...you hear people say they can't buy underwear in this ritzy town anymore, but it's a lie: Fruit of the Loom's at Rite Aid.

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you see a Ferrari, Porsche and Tesla on the weekend. (Christopher Chung / Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you know when to stock up on sandbags – and when not to. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

...you know there's only one decent mechanic in town and you have an "in" there.

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

...you're on a first-name basis with the butcher at Big John.

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you regularly see cyclists coming down the middle of the street. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you’re just as passionate about your beer as you are your wine. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

…you’ve cheered on the late Louis Colombano as he drove his 1915 model T Ford in the Future Farmers Twilight Parade. (John Burgess / Press Democrat)

You Know You’re From Healdsburg When…

...you spot just-married locals at John and Zeke's bar, in full bridal dress, before or after the ceremony.

 

...even your snack food is paired with wine.

…even your snack food is paired with wine.

See this and  22 other things that ring true for Healdsburg residents in our gallery.

See the original post on the Press Democrat website.

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