“Now I get it,” she said.
“How hard it must be for you to be back.”
When asked to clarify she said, “I mean, people over there, they actually take time to relax and enjoy life!”
What a concept. Too bad most Americans find this concept foreign.
Nothing demonstrates this concept more than Starbucks. In the U.S., Starbucks has a drive-through. What does this say about our culture?
The Frau refuses to go to a Starbucks drive-through even though she loves Starbucks coffeehouses because they are pretty much the only place she can go to eat or drink in her American town that doesn’t try to rush her out the door the minute she puts her fork down.
Needless to say, The Frau is dreaming of her old Swiss haunts, like her vacation rental in Locarno. (Pictured above)