“Whooppee! This is a lot nicer than in France. We never got a snow holiday in France. Never. Whoopee!”
Edward is delighted with his new life in America. At least he was at 7AM when we reported to him that the Montgomery County schools were closed because of the snow.
Your editor and family are rediscovering the United States of America. Last night, we went out to a nice restaurant.
“If I order a hamburger…will you cook it medium rare for me?” we asked the waiter.
“What? We don’t serve hamburgers….”
“Darling…this is a good restaurant,” said Elizabeth. “They don’t serve hamburgers. And please don’t get in a fight with the waiter.” “I wasn’t getting in a fight. I just wanted to know if it was some sort of health department regulation…”
“No, it’s not. Remember, we went to Fuddruckers the other day. We got hamburgers medium rare, I think. They were very good.”
“Oh…well…this country has changed so much. It’s so strange. I don’t know what to think…”
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