Fort Hood

First Week as the 1SGs Wife

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 rhythm…

The Blind Spot: Writing and Real Life

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 to…

The Meaning of Honor

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 Cavalry…

Prepping for PBS

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. My…

Perseverance

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 the…

Traditions or #tweetsfromtheball

As much as I complained on Twitter about it, I actually had a good time at the ball (if by good time you mean your feet hurt and you can’t breathe b/c the last time you wore your Blues you…