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Simply change.

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Sometimes you just feel it’s time to make a change or it’s time to reinvent yourself. However, if you change, you should stay true to what you believe in.  515 more words

Young Ambassadors

The embassy book club

This is by far the busiest fall on record for us. Liam joined just about every club at his school, plus he’s learning guitar, so I’m racing to pick him up every night at 5 o’clock and squeezing in dinner before homework and bedtime. 463 more words

X Minus One - "The Embassy"

What if there was a secret Martian embassy in downtown New York!

X Minus One – “The Embassy” July 28th, 1955


A Fruitful Friday

So…I hit a motorcycle. Calm down, everyone is fine. He didn’t even lose his balance. It was more like a grazing. I stopped to see if he was ok — not actually getting out of the car, because what could I possibly do to help with two kids in the back? 695 more words

Learning to say, "I'm sorry."

It’s amazing how much Greek I’m starting to pick up with minimal effort on my part. I have my Pilates instructor to thank. It turns out Greek Pilates is a perfect immersion learning class. 477 more words

Time to meet Obama

One of the many perks of working for a US Embassy is the opportunity to hobnob with the President when he (or she!) comes to your host country for a visit. 823 more words

Election Day in Greece

I cast my absentee ballot weeks ago. Before I went to bed on election night, I read news of long lines at polling stations, scuffles between Trump supporters and Hillary supports, a secret Facebook fan page called Pantsuit Nation which I instantly “liked.” Election results started pouring in as I slept. 640 more words