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Welcome Back to the US – Culture Shock Edition

I can legitimately say that I’m super pleased to be back in the US! However there are a few things that I haven’t quite adjusted to yet….

1. I’m so used to being able to walk anywhere in 10-15 minutes, or take the train and the furthest travel time is 30 minutes. Here you have to account for drive time, potential traffic, idiot time at any retail store (like the lady checking out in front of you has a million questions and wants the cashier to look up her rewards card, blah, blah, blah)….I have been consistently late to anything and everything the minute we flew into town!
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