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And the real training begins…

Our swearing-in ceremony came and went in a blur. Unfortunately, John Kerry broke his leg and could not swear us in, and nothing is as exciting as Flag Day, but the ceremony itself was blissfully brief. Officially my A-100 experience came to … Continue reading

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Flag Day!

How does one describe the joy and terror of Flag Day? There’s nothing else like it, really. There are other, maybe more profound, stories out there (I recommend taking a look at 75 Flag Day Stories), but here is my … Continue reading

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1/3 of the way through A-100

I’m about to begin my third week of A-100 (aka Hogwarts for Diplomats), but it feels like it’s been a lifetime since my previous job. My fellow classmates are fantastic people. We have been able to meet up after all … Continue reading

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Fresh starts

Friday was my pack-out day, the day when movers arrived at my apartment to pack everything up. I had been sorting for the past few weeks to differentiate between air freight (which should arrive to my new apartment sometime…) and … Continue reading

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