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Reykjavik Top 5

The Foreign Service is full of bloggers, both spouses like me and employees of the Department of State, that chronicle our crazy, nomadic life. The FS bloggers do a regular round-up of posts and, while I’ve participated, I almost never … Continue reading

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Suva, Ulaan Baatar, and Me: Life With a BID LIST

The Moscow humidity was thick that evening. I was trying to get the kids to finish their frittata—or at least take a few more bites of dinner so we could head upstairs and start the bedtime routine. M hadn’t eaten a thing. B was dancing around in her underwear. No one was sitting at the table, despite my pleas. As for me, I too was restless. Temperatures were well into the 90s even though it was after seven pm. Sweating, I wondered why everyday life felt like so much work, so complicated. Continue reading

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