Blog Archives for category military

My sailor won’t batten down the hatches!

Ahoy, fellow Milspouses! Are you tethered to a soldier who doesn’t know how to hang a ceiling fan? Does your… Continue reading »

Announcing: The Mess Hall

In honor of Memorial Day, I’ve decided to get off my duff (whatever that is) and finally create a page… Continue reading »

Happy Easter to our deployed soldiers and sailors!

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Why I love being ordered around

To everyday civilians, “the pursuit of happiness” typically involves career, home, love, and family. It’s no different for military families,… Continue reading »

Winter Wondering

I love snowy white winters, but ever since the Navy moved us to Florida, the only flakes we see are… Continue reading »

The Family Meeting

“C’mon guys!” I bellowed from the kitchen, “You’re late!” One by one, they appeared at our table, each carrying a… Continue reading »

When Strangers Marry

On this day, eighteen years ago, I promised to love, honor and cherish a man I really didn’t know all… Continue reading »

Sharing Happiness

My phone rang this week, and for once, it wasn’t my kids or my husband or my mother or my… Continue reading »

Surviving the Storm of Terrorism

As the victims of Hurricane Irene repair their flooded homes, new winds over the ocean whip in circles. Some will… Continue reading »

Middle School Disorientation

My daughters and I nervously passed between two huge concrete lions flanking the entrance, and a door opened magically before… Continue reading »