Posts tagged Foreign Service Officer

World Adventurers Celebrates 1,000 Po...

Dear Reader, World Adventurers hit a major milestone today — 1,000 published posts! A thousand articles and updates later, this blog is still going strong. I started World Adventurers in December 2004, as a way to update family and friends about life overseas. It has evolved in ways I never imagined when I wrote my first “Hello, World” [...]

Remembering Diplomats on Memorial Day

Remembering Diplomats on Memorial Day
“Remembering the Diplomats on Memorial Day,” a piece I wrote last year. This is dedicated to the Foreign Service officers we lost in the past year – Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, and Anne Smedinghoff. This year, please remember the diplomats and all civilians who serve their country on the front lines of freedom. 13.752222 [...]

Kilimanjaro a Book of the Year Awards...

My book Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill is a finalist for the 2012 Book of the Year Award in the Travel Essay category. The finalists were selected from 1300 entries covering 62 categories of books from independent and academic presses. These represent some of the best books produced by small publishing houses in 2012. [...]