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A Day in the Life

Now that I have nearly been here a year, I am finally feeling like I’ve gotten my bearings….usually. I still learn new things every day, and I still make more mistakes than I would like, but all in all, I’m … Continue reading

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Transitions

Things have been fairly quiet here, as far as Foreign Service life can be quiet. Mid-January I went on my first R&R, which was delightful. I met my parents and one of my best friends in Nairobi, and together we … Continue reading

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2017 At Last!

Finally it is 2017. The holidays are always a little bit rough, but this one seemed especially so with many of my friends gone out of Dhaka. The Consular section was extra quiet, with only a few of us staying … Continue reading

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December Reflections

I’ve been at post for over 8 months now, and its definitely been a whirlwind. Earthquakes, terrorist attacks, dengue fever, and more. My time so far in Dhaka has been eventful, and I still struggle sometimes to reconcile my current … Continue reading

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Skipping around the region

It’s been quite a while since I last posted. Work has been increasingly busy, and I’ve been on a few trips since my last blog post. Due to the new security restrictions, it has been more important to get out … Continue reading

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The new normal

The past month has been a time of adjustment towards our new situation. After the Holey terrorist attack, our movements are extremely restricted now due to potential security issues. We can go to work and home and very few other … Continue reading

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Dengue and Other Horrors

It’s been awhile since I posted to this blog. My work has kept me quite busy and life started to seem more or less normal. I had a routine: I played volleyball twice a week, went out to brunch with … Continue reading

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