Getting Ready to Say Goodbye

Tweet For those of you that have been following my blog, you know I’m getting ready to head back to Fort Gordon for the captain’s career course. I’m not thrilled with the plan because it means uprooting my family but… Continue Reading

First Week as the 1SGs Wife

Tweet Well, its been a week and I’ve got to say, I’m friggin exhausted. Its easy to forget just how hard it is to do everything yourself and to be honest, he’d wiped out, too. It’s a completely new battle… Continue Reading

The Blind Spot: Writing and Real Life

Tweet The very best resource I’ve found since become a writer is Psychology Today. Not only does this magazine help with fictional characterizations, but I’ve also taken a good hard look at some issues and been able to apply lessons… Continue Reading

The Meaning of Honor

Tweet This post has been building for a long time. I’ve been trying to keep my mouth shut and act like a grown up, mature professional. But who the hell am I kidding? Friday was the rededication of the First… Continue Reading

Prepping for PBS

Tweet So a week ago I recieved an invitation to participate in PBS POV Regarding War blog. I started shaking, I was so excited. I mean, it’s a huge deal. This is PBS. So yeah, I’m still a little awestruck.… Continue Reading


Tweet I was sitting in mass today and Father Richard started talking about living in a dark fog. Sometimes, things just keep you down and you can’t see your way through them. Kind of like how life has been for… Continue Reading

Podcast for Army Wife Network Interview

Tweet Thanks to everyone who helped me get on board for the Army Wife’s Network! I think this is the podcast! I’m up right after Susan Vogt. I’d love to hear what you think. This is my first ever live… Continue Reading

A Night in the Life of a Soldier, Mom & Wife

Tweet I can’t say this week has been easy. It hasn’t. But I’m starting to wonder just what y’all think is going on here. Monday night, I was in tears. I laid awake, bawling because of the strain of my… Continue Reading

I Am Not Anonymous

But right now, the rudeness and the refusal to recognize that soldiers are not just a uniform but a person by some of the people in the town and on the base I call home is disconcerting.

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