Sometimes we can't get out of our own way in New Jersey. The stereotypes of pollution, corruption, and organized crime persist - sometimes unfairly and sometimes because, well, stereotypes had to come from at least a little truth, right? But we try. We try to make people realize that there's a lot to love about The Garden State. And then a sign on the Parkway makes you do a double (or in my case,
There's no question that we live in a unique state. There are a lot of things that you can find and experience in NJ that you can't get elsewhere. Have you ever thought about what you'd miss if you leave the Garden State?
When you tell people you're from New Jersey, what's their first reaction? Is it "oh yeah, what exit?", is it "eew"? Is it, "I've smelled NJ plenty of times"? Chances are, those people have never bothered to venture south of the Driscoll Bridge.