The Foreign Service Journal, November 2023

80 NOVEMBER 2023 | THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL AD INDEX When contacting one of our advertisers, kindly mention you saw their advertisement in The Foreign Service Journal. ANNOUNCEMENTS AFSA Award Recipients / 4 FSJ Centennial Writing Competition / Inside Front Cover FSJ December Education Supplement / 75 BOOKS Africa, You Have a Friend in Washington / 29 Ann Aubrey, Editor & Memoir Coach / 29 FS Books / 40 Marine Corps University Press / 27 CLASSIFIED LISTINGS Classifieds / 79, 80 FINANCIAL PLANNING & TAX SERVICES David Mortimer, CPA / 65 Windecker Financial Planning LLC / 65 INSURANCE AFSPA – Ancillary Programs / 47 AFSPA – Foreign Service Benefit Plan / 11 Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program / Back Cover Clements Worldwide / 3 FEDS Protection / 9 MISCELLANEOUS Change of Address / 72, 78 FSJ Gift Subscription / 31 FSJ Marketplace / 16 Fund for American Diplomacy / Inside Back Cover REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Chambers Theory Property Management / 77 Corporate Apartment Specialists / 77 FSJ Guide to Property Management / 77 Property Specialists, Inc. / 75 Richey Property Management / 76 Washington Management Services / 78 WJD Management / 78 RETIREMENT LIVING, PLANNING & SERVICES AFSA Retiree Membership / 58 Senior Living Foundation / 19 Contact Advertising Manager Molly Long to be included in the Classifieds section: or (202) 719-9706 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS n TEMPORARY HOUSING CORPORATE APARTMENT SPECIALISTS. We have 25 years of experience serving the Foreign Service community. Sliding scales and TDY per diems are welcome! We offer a variety of locations throughout Virginia, Maryland, and DC. Our all-inclusive pricing includes updated furniture, tasteful décor, all houseware items, all utilities, high-speed Wi-Fi, and an expanded cable package. Tel: (800) 914-2802. Email: Website: DCDIGS GUEST APARTMENTS: We’re different from your typical “corporate” apartments! Located in Dupont Circle, our apartments are designed as places where we’d like to live and work—beautifully furnished and fully equipped (including high-speed internet, computer, printer, and TV). We don’t believe in extra charges like application or cleaning fees. Most importantly, you only pay for the nights you stay, even if your plans change at the last minute. Tel: (202) 536-2500. Email: Website: DCLuxe Properties. Washington, D.C., corporate housing, offering large fully furnished and generously equipped one- and two-bedroom units in the heart of the popular Dupont Circle neighborhood. In-unit washer/dryer, TV, high-speed internet, and weekly housekeeping are standard amenities. Your privacy is important to us—no shared spaces or large apartment buildings. The subway, grocery stores, drug stores, dry cleaners, and restaurants are all within 3 blocks of your unit. We have more than 20 years of experience with USG sliding scale per diem. Live like a local! For more information and photos, contact us: Email: Website: n OTHER SERVICES Arlington-Alexandria Acupuncture & Wellness Retired DOS Medical Provider Rebecca Reynolds FNP/LAc offers a unique combination of Eastern & Western health care with a deep understanding of FS issues & stressors. Office located between FSI & Ballston Tel: (401) 533-2790. Email: Website: Editor/Writing Coach As the trailing spouse of a Foreign Service officer for 12 years, I have lived and experienced life abroad. As a book editor and writing coach of 20 years, I have the chops to help you tell your story of life in the Foreign Service, as a book-length memoir or as fiction or nonfiction. Your story is your legacy. I can guide you in writing that legacy. Ann Aubrey Hanson Tel: (858) 449-1906. Email: Website: Professional Organizing “It’s Your Move,” but it shouldn’t be stressful! Unsure how to split your shipment among HHE, UAB, and storage, or overwhelmed with settling into your U.S. assignment? Put Amiel Landor’s 20+ years of professional organizing experience to work for you, and never worry about packout again! Tel: (919) 475-2661. Email: Website: COLLEGE CONSULTING FOR EXPAT STUDENTS APPLYING TO U.S. COLLEGES—Over 20 years helping expat and international families with U.S. college admissions. Instructional video modules are a fraction of one-on-one consulting costs. Contact: Marcy Cowan Email: Website: blueprint/