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Reader: You know you're from Colorado when your Halloween costume is snow-proof

What marks a resident of this state? Our Latest Word blog just served up You Know You're From Colorado When Tumblr top ten, which includes this as number seven:
You never understood why the Fellowship in LOTR had so many issues crossing the pass, when you trudge through that kind of snow every day during the winter.

And that's not the only weather-related way you know you're from Colorado.

Says Kym:

Every Halloween costume is planned around the inevitable blizzard.

It's not too early to start planning for winter -- or Halloween. What coat/costume will you be wearing this year?

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