It’s no secret, that this New Mexico move has been hard on me. The hardest PCS yet. There have been some redeeming moments though. Due to the remote location of Holloman AFB and the needs of a crazy active teen, we chose to split the commute and live halfway between Holloman and Las Cruces on
Welp, it’s official. Orders are in hand (finally). The Buchorn’s are headed back to Texas this fall and we are thrilled! Texas is “home” and we all LOVE San Antonio. And yes, before you ask, we’ve only been here for a little over a year. If you ‘ve been following me for very long,
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
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
“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
It’s official. It’s officially official. Orders are in hand and house is on the market. Oh wait, I didn’t share over here, did I? The B Family is headed to New Mexico in May. B got orders to be an instructor. I’m still trying to get my head wrapped around that. To be completely honest,
16 years, 2 AFSC’s, 4 PCS’s, 1 deployment, too many TDY’s to count and more gray hairs than he would care to reveal ago, this guy made a commitment to his country and I could not be more proud of him. Here’s to the last 4 till retirement!
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May 22 :: Bryan got the call yesterday that he made MSgt his first time testing! I am so proud of him! Today was the “official” results release date and a short ceremony/social on base honoring the selects.