Once, while in London, a sweet employee in a bookstore engaged me in conversation. She asked me where I was from. I told her “Oklahoma.” She innocently replied, “Is that in Ohio?” Caught off guard by her confusion, I sputtered briefly before explaining to her that indeed Ohio and Oklahoma were two different and independent … Continue reading When the Wall Came Down
“Dead Giveaways” In Germany, you can often spot an American in an instant. Here are a few “dead giveaways” that you are an American. 1 You are standing at the check out counter waiting for someone to bag your groceries. 2 You are studying the chained grocery carts trying to find where to put … Continue reading Dead Giveaway: Yeap She’s American!