Onward assignment

So the 2013 bid season is over, and I finally have an onward assignment! It’s a friendly little country, known for its dense woodlands, famous roads, and efficient workers. Oh, and is also well-known for its beer and pretzels 🙂 As you have probably guessed, it’s:


That’s right – looks like I’m headed to Germany! More precisely, I’ll be headed to Frankfurt, Germany sometime next summer. While I changed my bid list several times over the last month or so (SE Asia, North Africa, even considered another domestic assignment), I ultimately took my girlfriend’s suggestion and went for Germany – and I’m really glad I did 🙂 My experiences in Europe are actually pretty limited: a week in Hungary last fall, and a week in London many years ago. While I loved my time in Korea and Japan, I’m actually kind of looking forward to exploring someplace totally new and different.

In an effort to keep my friends and family up to speed, I plan to start updating this blog more often (yes, I’m serious this time!) as the move gets closer so stay tuned. Until then, guess I better start working on my German…

~ by theuncommonlife on August 1, 2012.

One Response to “Onward assignment”

  1. Whoo hoo! So excited for you! I promise to become a more avid blog reader in the future. 🙂

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