You take certain things for granted when living in the US. For example, the simplicity of knowing how to write a check. Yes, seriously. I’ve had to write a few checks in France by now (mostly to the dogwalker), and I still never completely remember how to do it. So… thank goodness for Google, since I continually have to visit this one site to see how to write a check:
By the way – French businesses are very old school. Some places don’t take credit cards but take checks. Who does that these days??