Well, technically, things I’ve noticed about Northern Virginia. 1.) People wear flip-flops. A lot. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t. But it sure beats stilettos. 2.) Dress is casual. […]
So, it’s been quite a week. We got back to DC last Saturday. It was a relatively smooth trip home despite Austrian Airlines not letting us reserve seats online because […]
When I move in next year, I would appreciate it if my oven looked like this. Well, actually, I would appreciate it if my oven looked like a full-size gas […]
Once upon a time there was a Boy. His parents thought he might never grow up. But, one day, he decided he was ready to become a Young Man. He […]
Because I know I will never have quite such a nice one again!
Packout is in three days. So, we’re getting down and dirty here. Today, I tackled my teenage son’s closet. Three-quarters of the shoes in there filled a trash bag. I […]
I subscribe to the WordPress newsletter, the Daily Post. I liked an idea that was posted there recently about organizing archived posts so that they are easy to find. I […]
A mid-week escape to the lakeside resort of Neusidl am See in sunny Burgenland.
We pack out in less than three weeks, and despite it being relatively easy compared to the last move, I’m still becoming totally ADD. Again.
A colorful mix of pagan and Catholic traditions at the Oruro, Bolivia Carnaval circa 1990.
Following up on Educating Square Pegs in the Foreign Service: quotes from the online community and ideas for improving the situation.
Been there and done that: on finding the right school at post when your kid is a little different!