The past two weeks have been interesting. My personal life is good. My applications to for international work programs are still in the works. But there has been a marked increase in anxiety, tension and sadness at work.
The elections are going to change the landscape on the Hill next year—not just from a policy perspective but in terms of the circles of friends that I've made on the Hill. I am very fortunate that I should be able to continue my job next year but some of my friends won't.