Sometimes living in the States can blind you, even for the well traveled. You forget the luxuries and accommodations that this country provides and you don’t even realize the unique idiosyncrasies of the country. Tim Sneath, who recently relocated to Redmond, provides some insightful and entertaining commentary about life in the States
http://blogs.msdn.com/tims/archive/2004/10/09/240208.aspx (part 1)
http://blogs.msdn.com/tims/archive/2004/10/29/249392.aspx (part 2)
Definitely a must read.