Tuesday, July 31, 2012
18 ways to determine if you fit the Columbia profile
One point if you have a Choose Civility bumper sticker.
One point if you have been in a Starbucks in the last week.
One point if you have been at a Bagel Bin in the last month. Two points if you still call it the Bagel Shoppe.
One point for being at Lakeside Cafe this month
One point if you have been to the Apple Store in Mall
One point if you drive a foreign car. Two points for driving a hybid.
One point if you know a same sex couple
One point if you know mixed race couple
One point for attending an Interfaith Center or a non-denominational congregation (one point for being nonreligious)
One point if you belong to an HMO
One point if you have your car radio tuned to NPR
One point if you shopped at MOMS, Roots or David's (3 points for shopping at all of these)
One point if you have had a child on a swim team, played soccer or lacrosse (3 points for all three)
One point if you have voted in a village election (3 points for running in a village election, 2 points for serving on village architectural committee)
One point if you have attended a Columbia Foundation event in the past year
One point for belonging to a book club
One point for being a college graduate (2 points for graduate or professional degree)
One point if you have moved here after 2000, two points for moving here in the 1990's, three points for moving here in the 1980's, four points for the 1970's and five points in the 1960's.
If you scored 25-31 you are a super Columbian
19-24 typical Columbian
14-18 striving to be a Columbian
9-13 must have only moved here because it is located between Baltimore and DC
0-8 you might be a better fit in Columbia, South Carolina
From the Howard County Library:
" Discovering Great Artists. Learn about the life and methods of history's greatest artists, then use their techniques to create a piece of art. Ages 6-9; 60 min. Tickets required. Aug 1 - Degas: Little Dancer 11:00 AM East Columbia Branch
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