The worst time in every Foreign Service tour is that stretch before your cars arrive. Luckily, those days are over for us. Exactly a month after we got to post, our cars finally got here too. No more taxis! No … Continue reading
Category Archives: FS Life
Real restaurants with play areas and childcare — expect these to be everywhere in the United States in the coming years. Continue reading
You know those days when something that would be so simple back home is unbelievably frustrating because of cultural or language or whatever other differences? Continue reading
We’ve arrived! But our stuff hasn’t. Continue reading
Our stay in the D.C. area is almost up. Just like we did when we left Benin, we’ve decided to put down for posterity some things we’d like Flynn and Jonah to know about this phase of their lives.
Our stuff is gone, our house is empty, and our many, many suitcases are stacked high in hotel closets. We are officially betwixt and between.
We got our housing assignment! (Then we got our housing assignment taken away. Then we got a new housing assignment.) Continue reading
Why does Flynn think we’re moving to Mexico? Click to find out. Continue reading
We’re done with Spanish at FSI! Here are some lessons learned. Continue reading
What happened when we took a foreign visitor to Target. Continue reading