About a year and half into our Guatemalan tour, our daughter was born. And, like many Foreign Service babies, she was an instant rock star. Unsurprisingly, two very white, blonde […]
So, last Friday I flew to California to help my daughter get settled into her graduate dorm. The day after that, my son flew to England to start his first […]
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 […]
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!
Have (nearly) empty nest, will travel.
If you are thinking of moving to Vienna (or possibly even traveling here, depending on how sensitive you are to these things) there is something you should know. The Viennese […]
The last full day of our trip, we drove to Pisa for the day. It is kind of a tourist trap, honestly, but like most of these towns in Italy, […]
So, our very lovely apartment has a ridiculous amount of security. A front door that looks like a bank vault. Special fancy keys, and and even special-er little piece of […]
So, yesterday I clicked “Submit” to send in my final exam. It felt GOOD. Because, you know, my brain is kind of tired by now. Hello, Christmas vacation! I just […]