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So far life in the foreign service is very similar to life back in the U.S.. We do all the same things we used to do. Only now each task or event is more… complicated. We’ve done quiet a few things recently that, on the surface, seem routine but doing them is new and challenging.Continue reading “The Same, But Different”
The East coast is beautiful, much more so than I ever thought. It is so green! Green! Green! Green! Granted it is crowded, but the trees are able to hide the feeling of urban sprawl except in the downtown areas. I recently went for a drive with a friend from work through Amish country inContinue reading “Amish Country”
Last weekend TV personality, Glenn Beck, held a rally on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. I hadn’t heard much about it but I wanted to see any kind of gathering in such a historical place. The news mentioned there could be some tension or if I was lucky–violence. I’ve never been a very politicalContinue reading “Freedom of Assembly”
After we got the list of possible Foreign Service assignments we were given a few days to research the different cities. We then turned in an ordered list broken up into High: meaning we would really like to go there, Medium: we’d be ok with going there and Low: we really don’t want to goContinue reading “The Method to the Madness”
This is a little explanation for those readers who are trying to understand why they can’t read one of our blog posts with “Protected” in the title (Hi Mom). There is a lot of information about our life that is “sensitive but not classified.” I’m not 100% sure what the policy is about what IContinue reading “A little explanation”