Okay, so as it stands, I am set to travel to Chicago to get my visa exactly 21 days before the date of departure.

As a self-admitted control freak, this bothers me excessively but as I have already realized, I cannot change anything when it comes to French Diplomacy. So needless to say, I have swallowed my pride (and several hundred dollars) am going to Chicago.

The third hoop is entirely jumped and we’re on to the 4th and final hoop. This is fun……