My top priority in the three-ish months I was in Amman between home leave and returning to the U.S. on Medevac was getting the nursery set up for baby. We transformed what was our my home office into the perfect space for Piopio.
I love Thanksgiving. Over the past few years, Kail and I have celebrated Thanksgiving around the world: At friends’ homes in San Salvador, Athens, and Sydney; in our own home in San Salvador; and in the Kabul DFAC (not as fun).
Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.La semana pasada, fui al concierto del Enrique Iglesias en Amman. Repetiré esto: Enrique Iglesias. En Amman. Qué raro. ¡Qué chivo!Que guapo.
A friend who served in Afghanistan a couple tours ago told me it took her about a year to get out of a “CPC mindset” — passing the time from R&R to R&R, always needing something to look forward to. (CPC stands for “Critical Priority Countries,” like Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan.)It’s been one year since we left Kabul andContinue reading “CPC Mindset”
Our floor didn’t really cave in. Catchy headline, though, right? Remember how I was all proud of unpacking our thousands of pounds of belongings within like, a week of getting everything? Well, turns out I spoke to soon. Because our floor exploded.
Our virtual apartment tour comes to an end with a look at our final room: the master bedroom. By far the biggest highlight of our stuff arriving was having our own bed — especially our super-comfy pillow-top mattress.
I really love my home office. After a year of working from a desk that shared space with our living room and dining room, it’s nice to have my own space again.
Today on my virtual apartment tour we’re taking a look at our guest bedroom. It’s fitting because this week we’re hosting our first visitor to Amman: our friend Lisa, whom we met in Afghanistan.
You’ve seen our living room, dining room and kitchen. Now I’m taking you into the “informal” part of the house, starting with our family room (TV room).