You may have lived on a communal farm in the Prairies in the early ’80s. You may have spent one year traveling around in your Volkswagen van with your girlfriend when you were 20. But if you recognize yourself among the following traits, the hard truth is you’ve become a boring domestic creature.
1. Hotel rooms make you squeamish.
Let’s face it: North American hotels are disgusting. You can’t just put your bag on the carpeted floor; you might bring home a colony of those horrible bedbugs everybody’s talking about. As a rule of thumb, you always bring a bottle of disinfectant with you to give the bathroom a good wipe — you never know what the previous guests might have left in the tub or on the tap, and you wouldn’t want to catch someone’s germs. Yuck!