Category Archives: Foreign Service

We Are In Warsaw And The Sofa is Not Poopy

We made it! After the usual series of last-minute hassles, including a drive to USDA-APHIS in Richmond the day before our flight to get one silly piece of paper for the kitties which NO ONE looked at, even once, the entire trip. Shipping pets is truly Kafkaesque. No wonder moving makes me so cranky.

But OK, whatever, we’re here, and everything is good.  Continue reading We Are In Warsaw And The Sofa is Not Poopy

Anger Management and the Trailing Spouse

Moving is stressful. I think we can all agree on that. If there is a trailing spouse out there who thinks it isn’t, well, I want to know what she’s smoking, and where can I get some.  Continue reading Anger Management and the Trailing Spouse

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Movers are coming tomorrow, so we’ve spent all day sorting and organizing for our 12th packout. That’s seven posts plus two mid-tour moves. I think I’m going to call a halt at a baker’s dozen after we move back from Warsaw! Continue reading Are We Having Fun Yet?