You may be a country gal if . . . . . . youve ever doctored your animals yourself. . . . preparing chicken for dinner involves a lot more than getting a package from the freezer. . . . the Tractor Supply store has ever opened 30 minutes early because you called with an emergency. . . . youve ever spat on your hands as a pre-wash. . . . you know how to blow your nose without a hanky or tissue. . . . youve been called sir by someone misled by your boots, barn coat, and cap. . . . you know that saying a guy is as smart as a button buck isnt a compliment. . . . you expect your kids to walk anywhere thats less than 2 miles away because youd do it yourself. . . . people stop you in the hall at church to request a dozen eggs, a pint of honey, or some other produce. . . . you consider a new pitchfork a thoughtful birthday gift. . . . you have one pair of high heels, but 4 pairs of boots -- for rain, mud, snow, and dress. . . . your children have a lot of insight into where babies come from. . . . you realize that perpetually muddy floors are part of the territory. . . . the power goes out and your first thought is of the heat lamps in the barn/coop. . . . you do a happy dance at the mailbox when the seed catalogs come in the Spring.