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11 Awkward Moments Every Iowan Has Endured At Least Once

It’s happened to all of us. We get introduced as “visiting from Idaho” or find ourselves explaining that we don’t actually have livestock just because we live in the Midwest. Here are 11 awkward moments that happen to Iowans. Maybe a few of them sound familiar.

It’s important to try to be patient with people that aren’t “from here” and remember…after the first snow, try to walk like a penguin to avoid a fall.

Rachel Morey Flynn
Rachel lives in eastern Iowa. She was born in Wisconsin, but only lived there for a few weeks before her parents realized how much better Iowa was and moved. She believes in serial commas, kindness, and good food.