love after 18 years

18 years. Today marks 18 years of marriage to my best friend. 18 years ago, I would have said that love is flowers and dinners out. Holding hands and romantic dates. Gifts and love notes. It is all that, but it is so much more. It is clean windshields and full tanks of gas. It

New Mexico | 1 Year Later

Today is a monumental day. Monumental. We have survived 1 entire year here in New Mexico, Land of “Entrapment”. ;-) 18 years of doing this thing we call military life and this PCS has been the hardest. I am not going to lie. Or sugarcoat. None of us were excited to move here, but when

18 down, 2 to go

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself” -Joseph Campbell 18 years ago, I kissed a guy goodbye and watched as the bus drove him away to one of his greatest life adventures. And challenges. 18 years ago, I cried the first tears of many. Tears of

Tuesday Tidbits | 02.21.17

Why can’t people find better hobbies and use their intelligence to cure cancer or something? Came home from a weekend in Phoenix, only to discover unauthorized charges on my main credit card. The card is in my possession and I’ve reviewed everywhere I’ve been and used it. All legit businesses. Sigh. Our home network is

Tuesday Tidbits

Our household finally got some good news recently! It looks like Bryan will be moving to a new job in the group (squadron—>group–>wing–>etc) very soon! He is super excited about it and I am excited about the lower chance of 0315 shows. Those sure are fun when you live 45 minutes away! I’m not 100%

Year In Review –> 2016

Now that all of our family should have received their snail mail versions, I am okay to post. For the first time in many, MANY years, I did not send out Christmas cards and I did NOT design my own newsletter. Gasp. I know. Time this year just got away from me, so the family