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Saturday, October 25, 2008

Anna's First Assignment

So what did Flag Day yield for me?
Aaron and I will finally be reunited in March 2009 when I go off to Cameroon to take up my first job as a diplomat. I am thrilled, of course, and I cannot wait to go.

Sunday, October 05, 2008

141st A-100 Offsite - The Woods, West Virginia

Getting Ready to Lift the Tarp Other Side's Preparations Revealing the Tackleboxes Done Finishing Success Beijing Hookers Closeup of Our Flag Keisha Enjoying Her Drink Cheryl and Bill Otto Starting the Follies CDO Song Dana and Andy Dancing Maeve, Karen, and Nathan Nathan and Karen Falling Asleep Death by Power Point Post-Stepford Institute The Crowd Clapping for Two Ambassadors at Once Ambassadors Rich and La June Clapping for the Secretary of State Bid List Idol Woody Singing about Abu Dhabi Larry Singing about Monterrey Judgment from Simon Molly Singing about Djibouti Rich Singing about All the Posts Fred and His New Russian Friend Class Impressions Molly/Karen and Arati/Nathan Logan/Woody Kerry/Random Former Intern Roland/Behrang Larry/Noah Megan/Masami James Protecting Classified Sean Connery Alex Trebek Fidel Castro, Vladimir Putin and His Interpreter, and Sean Connery Diplomatic Celebrity Jeopardy Sean Connery at Final Jeopardy Sean Connery's Famous Answers Phillip Nelson Live in Concert Weekend Update Logan Taking the MLAT Final Song Half of the Beijing Hookers That's Some Mighty Fine Hookering Slowly Reeling In the Catch Bridget Claiming the Prize Beijing Hookers Continue to Be Awesome Other Half of the Beijing Hookers All Four Boxes Successfully Recovered Chansonette Displaying the Detonator The Bomb and Our Prize Boom Andrew on the First Lock Andrew on the Second Lock Kathrine Climbing the Fence Rusty Chainlink Fence Trying the Combination Again Cheering for the Holy Grail(s) Second Treasure Chest Containing the Grails James Passing Them Out Assembling for the Group Photo Not Quite Ready Still Not Quite Ready 141 The Beijing Hookers