Hey friends! A few weeks ago, I got a notice in the mail from customs. I didn't know what the heck it said, but when I saw the sender's name, I realized it was finally the foot pedal and power cord I'd ordered for my precious machine 2 months ago... Off I raced to the customs office, with little butterflies and a small bit of unease - not knowing if they'd speak the language or even be nice about it...
side note - most folks here are really nice when asked if they speak English. 90% of the time, they answer humbly "a little" and proceed to speak great English. That other 10% though.. good grief! Americans have such high expectations for customer service, that it's hard to react like a Christian lol. I know - I need to learn German.
Anyway, I paid customs, headed home home and look:
I came across this the other day 30 Shocking and Unexpected Google Street View Photos - check it out!