Let me explain a little bit about myself... I like sparkle, glitter, things that catch my eye - I could be part bird - hence the name glitter gal. I like a freshly washed & waxed car, reflecting the sun off the hood, seeing my reflection or a gorgeous diamond catching the light making little … Continue reading Even I wouldn’t go that far
I was so excited to be able to visit Chinatown in Washington D.C. Just think about it, Chinatown in our Nation's capitol. There it was on the map, the Metro station had a stop for it. Signs heading out of the Metro pointed the way. I held my camera, just waiting to see the excitement … Continue reading I’m going to take you down, down to Chinatown… or is it China Intersection?
Okay, so I'm hoping I'll be back in a year, however, today is the day I leave D.C. & head back home to Germany. Barefoot Runner will be picking me up in his new car & I can't wait to see him & the car (he got it while I was out of the country). … Continue reading I’m leaving on a jet plane, don’t know when I’ll be back again
I mentioned that yesterday I had a somewhat of a job interview. To be a little more technical, I had taken the Foreign Service Oral Assessment. I had already passed the written test & the personal narratives, so just getting to this point is quite a big deal. There is about a 20% pass rate … Continue reading Filling in a few details from yesterday’s disappointment..
The big reason why I came to D.C. was for what was basically a job interview. After a day long process, it didn't go as well as I thought it had. I did well, but I did not pass. Boo! I got back from my interview, spent about an hour on the phone with Barefoot Runner … Continue reading To sulk or not to sulk
It was such an ordeal to get here yesterday, I was throughly exhausted by the time my head hit the pillow. The first flight was okay. I arrived at the airport at 0730 (Central European time), checked bag, went through security, went through gate, and then we had to ride the bus to the plane, … Continue reading Getting to D.C.
One of the great things about living in Germany is the opportunity to travel. I was recently filling out some paperwork & realized that I haven't done too much traveling to places other than London & Paris. The current count since November 2011: London 3, Paris 2. I will be heading to Paris next month … Continue reading I see London, I see France…