For those of you who don't already know, I am excited to announce that I will be joining the US Foreign Service. That means that in less than a year, Dave and I will be moving overseas for two years to work for the State Department at an embassy or consulate. This past year I have been going through the process of applying--taking exams, getting clearances--and now I finally received an offer to start training in June. It is both exciting and daunting to have no clue where we will be sent. Because this is not a typical career path, many of my friends and family members are apprehensive. I started this blog to
- clarify the confusing aspects of this lifestyle
- inspire and assist others interested in this career path
- keep track of the small wonders in life
I have about a month now to rehabilitate the right side of my brain before I dive back into the books. Dave and I are looking forward to watching movies, reading books, taking our wedding photos out of a ziplock bag, and sending handwritten letters (gasp!). I'll end with some good advice found on happy cavalier:
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