Kail and I went to the U.S. on home leave over the summer. Jordan is our first four-year assignment (technically two two-year assignments), and it was the first time we took home leave in the middle of a tour, as opposed to in between assignments.In some ways, middle-of-tour home leave is less relaxing, because KailContinue reading “Home Leave | Washington & Fredericksburg”
Our transfer to/from Kabul sort of got in the way of properly celebrating Kail’s Birthweek this year and last. This year the celebration has spanned much longer than a week, with some gifts given in time for our packout from Kabul and others awaiting us at my parents’ house in Virginia, where I shipped them so they couldContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Kail!”
Baseball. America.Even though we were sad to leave El Salvador earlier than originally planned, one benefit is that we were able to spend Fourth of July in the U.S. — and not just anywhere, but in the Nation’s Capital: Washington, DC.
Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.Como mencioné en mi última entrada, preparo para viajar a Washington, DC para mi trabajo. Por favor, discúlpame por mi ausencia.
Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.He estado muy ocupada, con una visita de mi hermana, mi viaje a Washington y una visita de otra amiga. Un efecto es que gané mucho peso. Otro es que estoy oxidada con mi español.Yo no había abierto este libro hasta ayer.
Roasted Duck “Low & Slow” from District Commons.As I mentioned, I spent about two weeks in Washington, DC and Virginia. I had been looking forward to this trip for a long time — basically since we arrived to San Salvador. Sure, there was the chance to catch up with family and friends, a wedding andContinue reading “DC Food Tour”