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).
I recently shared my 2016 future letter to myself, and now I’m sharing the outcomes of my 2015 annual letter. How much “came true”?
It’s time to share my now-annual tradition of a future letter to myself — my version of New Year’s resolutions. What is a future letter to oneself? As I wrote in 2013: That’s the thing about New Year’s resolutions — sometimes it’s a one and done type of thing, like “run a marathon PR this year.” OrContinue reading “Future Letter to Myself: 2016”
View of Mount Lycabettus from the Acropolis.Kail and I spent Thanksgiving weekend in Athens, Greece, visiting friends we met in El Salvador. One of the best things about the Foreign Service is having friends all over the world.
Dyed easter eggs.In our Easter seasonal care package, my in-laws included PAAS egg-dying kits. We decided to invite some friends over to participate in the festivities. Nothing like some egg-dying over mimosas and snacks!
I recently shared my 2015 future letter to myself, and now I’m sharing the outcomes of my 2014 annual letter. How much “came true”? My 2014 letter wasn’t nearly as long as my 2013 letter to myself, although 2014 was a year of many significant changes in my life, along with the joys and challenges that always accompany such changes.