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