American firsts (Adult stuff)

Cover of the song "Land of Hope and Glory...I arrived in American wet behind the ears, but I’m quickly catching up with the rest of the grown-ups in terms of quality American life experiences.

Sadly, many of the classic episodes in American life –  e.g. visit to the Emergency Room, car accident, opened bank account, pulled over by police officer, listen to an American politician speak, and buying a car –  already completed those in my previous American incarnations.

But there was still plenty of new stuff up for grabs when I got here:

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