I have been absent for far too long. The absence has been a result of a lack of news. After the initial avalanche of decisions to make and updates to report, it was all quiet on the Foreign Service front.
Sure, there were forms to fill out but I believe that fewer of you care about how I filled out my Statement of Prior Federal Service than where I will be living for the next ten weeks to a year.
But now that has all changed. I will be moving down to DC—Fine, Crystal City if you want to be that persnickety!—in less than a month. And I have finally worked out when the mover is going to come to pack up the accrued detritus of my life.
And now as visions of bid lists and bureaucracies dance in my mind, I have an invitation to the 159th A-100 class welcome reception and some last couple of forms to fill out.
Till next time (Which, I promise, will not be that long)!