Email From The Embassy

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Email From The Embassy
A freelance writer travels the world with her diplomat husband and four kids. Currently in Amman, Jordan.
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  • Two more articles 2 months ago Somehow, in the bustle of ordinary life, I forgot to link to these two recent articles of mine:The first, from Time Magazine, is about depression.The second, also in Time, discusses the fact that infants understand more than we give them credit for.Back soon with a real post.copyright Donna S Gorman
  • To Catch a Leprechaun 2 months ago If you know me at all, you know that I am not a holiday mom.Holidays are just not my thing. I mean, I like them, sure.  But I'm not a mom who does themed birthday parties, or makes green eggs on Dr. Seuss day, or hides an elf on a shelf, or any of those other over-and-above things.I have no...
  • Beijing Friends in London 2 months ago There are a lot of different types of people in the Foreign Service.  Well, duh.  There are loads of types out in the world in general.  But there aren't many other places you could choose to work where you get tossed together so closely with these other types.  You don't get to choose who goes...
  • Peredelkino Writers' Colony 3 months ago Take Kutuzovsky Prospect - a ten-lane, traffic-choked boulevard - about 10 miles out of Moscow, hang a left, and you'll find yourself suddenly and unexpectedly in the middle of a forest, surrounded by dachas (Russian summer cottages).You're in the Peredelkino writers' colony.I'm not sure how many...
  • St. Petersburg weekend 3 months ago The kids had a week off of school. (Again! They are forever getting holidays over here...) All of their friends were planning to spend the week touring exotic places like Thailand, Prague and Morocco.  We are in save-for-the-states mode, so we're not going anywhere that fancy any time soon.  We...

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Judy Merrill
10:01 AM October 12, 2015

Email from the Embassy can make you laugh and cry all within seconds. Donna is the voice inside your head and makes you seem normal. Always fun to read and you always learn something from her insights into the culture and land of the host country.

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