Sunday, August 14, 2011

Seldom Seen

It's easy to tick off some of the big things that are different about life in Washington, DC from what you experience in Paris:  bigger cars, fewer bicycles, smiling people, fewer bakeries, hotter temperatures, fewer smokers.  But dozens, perhaps hundreds of little differences, lurk just below the surface.  Here, for example, are two things that you would never (or at least very rarely) see in France:

In the meat case at Giant:

 Outside a small restaurant/deli in a suburban strip shopping center (and yes, they have those in France):

Something for everyone!

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