To his amazement, distinguished British author, Geoff Dyer, recently discovered that American were not just crazy gun nuts. They are, he writes in a dazed NYT article, "friendly, hospitable and polite".
After twenty-five years in France, which I adore, I must admit that I too am occasionally struck by the American genius for disarming charm.
On a recent family trip to Arizona, I had to take my daughter to the Department of Motor Vehicles. (You know… Continue