This New Year's I decided to make Mochi. I did not make it to add to broth, but as a delicious candy. This is the second time I made it. The first time, I steamed them on the stove with homemade cranberry sauce inside. Those instructions will come later. This time, I tried the … Continue reading mmmmmm…. Mochi
Strolling through D.C. on my last day, I noticed a homeless man sitting on his bench watching the Scope it Out 5k Run/Walk for Colon Cancer Awareness, presented by Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation. I'm sure he really had no interest in why the people were running, it just happened to be what was going by … Continue reading This was the view
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 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…