Boy, do I flop around into different topics.
Well, maybe I can get some sedate controversy going here. Here goes:
Why are Americans always complaining about the French? In my view they do a whole lot of things better than we do. A whole lot! I think they live better. Consider this from a recent survey reported by Arthur Frommer the travel guru. "According to a study published in Gadling.com "The French enjoy an average of 35 days a year of paid vacation. They sleep an average of nine hours a night, an hour longer than us, and also spend two hours a day on eating -- twice the time Americans spend eating. Read more: http://www.frommers.com/blog/? "
I suspect, when totalled, this likely indicates that the French enjoy life more than do Americans with no vacation but lots of toys and little time. We live pell mell. They live leisurely.
And, they have one of the best free health care systems in the world. On the other hand, we have....... Oh, surely you know what a perfect mess we have.
I know, they don't support us in every military incursion we decide on. Are they smart or just lucky in this?
I must be feeling like I want to stir the water a little this morning. If you agree or disagree let me know in a genteel manner.
The Hired Man needs now to earn his breakfast. Vive la France!www.rockeddy.com