Things I Miss Most About America

While shopping a few weeks ago for a new wardrobe, my husband and I passed through the vacuum cleaner section and I noticed all of them were the old-style canister vacs. I asked him, “Are all the vacuums like this?” He said, “Sure. Aren’t they the same in the States?” I said, “No. They’re all…

Life on the third floor

Four of my six boxes arrived from the States around 9:00 Thursday morning. The door buzzed and my husband flew out of bed like he’d been stung by a wasp that had come in through one of our screen-less open windows. He ran down the 37 stairs to the first floor, signed for the boxes…