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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  • Things I Will Miss 3 days ago With less than 40 days to go, I am in that space where one is frantic at the thought of how much needs to be done to leave post, and yet - it is still too early to do all that much of it.I peer in the storage closet and survey the towels (air freight!), the medicines (trash), soap and toothpaste...
  • 60 3 weeks ago With about 60 days to go here at post, I've been busier than ever, trying to get everything done that needs doing.Everyday life is busy enough, with sports teams and birthday parties and music lessons and everything else that goes with being a parent. We also hosted some visitors for a few weeks,...
  • Two more articles 3 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...

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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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