I’ve got a new friend! Okay, maybe if you know me well, you aren’t so surprised, but I’m beyond excited. Sometimes you meet someone, and it just clicks. 772 more words
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The Foreign Service has a requirement, mandated by the act of Congress, that any employee assigned abroad for any extended period of time—more than 18 months as defined in legislation—must return to the United States for no less than two weeks per year abroad for Home Leave. 624 more words
At the US Embassy in China, the food is okay. I’m all gung-ho about chopsticks. Mostly because it slows down my eating process, but whatever. Since we just moved (exactly three weeks ago), there are absolutely no chopsticks WHATSOEVER inside of this shell of a house. 212 more words