The U.S. has many icons, and one of them has to be the drive-in restaurant. No country does them like the States. In fact, very few countries I’ve traveled to even have drive-in restaurants. As McDonald’s spreads there hamburger heavens all over the earth, they sometimes are able to introduce the concept of a drive-in, sometimes.
I love a diner. So what if the food isn’t normally something to write home about; all diners seem to have that Rockwell-esque quality that gives me a feeling of “home.” Home is a concept I struggle with. I never have one long enough to ever feel homesick. I don’t have an allegiance to any one area in the U.S. and I hate being asked the question, “where are you from?” Overseas, many times just saying “America” is sufficient, but not always. I never, ever say I’m Canadian, though. I have traveled to many places that are known [...]
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Jim and I are an American married couple who have had the opportunity to live all over the world thanks to our work. We are both teachers, and currently we're working in Schweinfurt, Germany where we plan to stay for the next few years. Continue reading... Follow @corinnevail