When we were planning to visit the
Sales Tax: I have become used to the prices in
Car park spaces: When we visit
Better dressed: I had a picture stuck in my head of Americans wearing sweat pants and bed slippers in public but I was surprised that I saw very little of that. This may be due to the frigid temperatures we experienced in
Remembering English: When we first landed in the US at the airport and wanted a bite to eat we found ourselves replying to the wait staff in Italian, using Italian phrases that have become second nature left them with puzzled looks on their faces. I also found that I had become used to listening to voices around me in
After two weeks of only English it may take a few days to get back up to where we were in our Italian language skills.
Dryer sheets: In
Currency changes: The changes in the
Repeated suburbia: For many years
Toilet bowl water: Toilet bowls in
Cold and dry: I remember the lack of humidity when we lived in
Graffiti: One of the things first time visitors will notice when coming to
Bad coffee: I knew getting a REAL caffe’ in the
We spent two weeks on the run visiting with family and it was fun, but it is always a good feeling to be home.