In the USA

Travelling. Had dinner at some chain restaurant. The server stuffed us in a small corner table. We asked to move to another larger table right next to where we were seated. They acceded to our request. Oddly, the server had to explain our move in such a way that it seemed like we were asking something of them personally, like blood plasma.

The server asked us if we wanted a drink, like … and then listed several different soda pop flavours. We asked for unsweetened iced tea.

Our accommodations at Hotel Acceptable are fine. The HVAC sounds like an airplane. Otherwise, Acceptable…