The wait is over! Our next post is… Continue reading
Category Archives: Tandem Issues
Our bids for our next post are submitted. And now we wait. Continue reading
Andy’s Flag Day came and went, and he’s going to… Continue reading
While Andy’s off in D.C. meeting lots of new people and consuming all the bagels and pizza he can manage, back in Benin, life for Flynn and me continues on like much before. Continue reading
Andy is joining the 170th A-100 class! You read that right. More than two years after landing on the register, he is finally joining the Foreign Service.
We’ve taken one step in the right direction of Andy becoming a diplomat. Continue reading
Sorry for our silence these past few weeks. As you might have guessed, we received Alex’s onward assignment. As you might have also guessed, it was not what we were hoping. Continue reading
Well, I can’t just not even mention that Anne-Marie Slaughter article you’re seeing everywhere, now can I? You know, that one in which a hot shot career woman declares that, no, it’s still not possible for women to “have it all.” When did she realize this? Why, after her stint at the State Department, of course.
After much researching and conversing and comparing and reassessing, we finally thought we had our bids all figured out. And then… Continue reading
As much as we would love to go to Sydney or Dublin, they unfortunately aren’t great options for us this time around. Read more about the ins and outs of our ongoing bidding process. Continue reading