Living in a foreign country is a series of one humbling experience after another. You don't know any of the rules. People watch you constantly, and you are always trying to figure out the customs. Even something as simple as what you do with your shopping cart once you unload it at the store is something you have to figure it out. I anticipated a lot of the things that we would have to learn as a family here and I knew that there would be a learning curve, but I didn't anticipate that we would have to learn some of the things that we do. I also didn't anticipate the things that I take for granted.
Some of you might not remember a time when we didn't have microwaves. I remember the first one my family got in the 80's. I bet it cost like $600 and it was terrible. There weren't any buttons on it. It just had a knob that you turned to increase and decrease the minutes. That's it. We didn