Top 5 Things I Miss about America (an expat’s view)

As I sit here, my room is almost empty…

I finished a deep cleaning of my bathroom yesterday night and took out the kitchen today…

More than a week away from going back home for the first time in three years, but from the looks of this place, you’d think I’d be gone by tomorrow.

 “Your mind must already be checked out” is something I have gotten about a dozen times this week, and quite frankly, they have every right to assume so given the evidence.

The only problem? I am hardly homesick at all!

Living abroad for the last four years has given me some perspective into what really matters to me (more on this soon). While I miss my friends and family as much as anyone else in my position, I am trying to understand the psyche of people who would give up their entire lives for the chance to live in the so called “land of the free.” No, I don’t miss ‘freedom’ or the ‘right to speak my mind.’ Contrary to popular belief, you have both of these in plenty of countries. Here is, however, a short list of things that I do miss about America, and more importantly, Southern California:

5) The Weather

Weather - miss about america
I seriously just Googled “five day forecast Los Angeles” and this is what I got.

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