Blog Archives for tag humor

Redux: Feel it in your rear

We universally accept that 16-year-olds don’t know much about life, so why is it that we allow them to propel… Continue reading »

Heartbreak Fridge

The summer military moving season is upon us, which means it’s probably time to say good-bye to some very good… Continue reading »

Five Reasons I’d Never Win Survivor

I could claim that I have fencing lessons, or that I have tickets to La Boheme, or that I’m attending… Continue reading »

50 Shades of Mattress Shopping

I stepped out of our car and squinted up at the sleek, tall building. It seemed more like a tech… Continue reading »

Birds, Bees and Brats: Exposure to culture breeds curiosity in military kids

“Time for gelato!” I blurted, pulling our kids away from a statue at the Vatican City Museum during a family… Continue reading »

The Relevance of Jellybeans

When holidays like Easter and Passover roll around each year, I can’t help but compare my childhood to our fast-paced… Continue reading »

From Rags to Ratchet: Are there no riches in military life?

“What the …?” my 16-year-old daughter, Lilly, stopped herself short in front of our minivan on a blustery, rainy morning… Continue reading »

Confessions of foolish military spouses

Twenty-four years ago, when I became a military spouse, I was pretty clueless. “Honey,” my husband Francis delicately explained through… Continue reading »

From the archives: “Wanted: Mom Manager”

I was late for the meeting. Again. With an armful of crumpled papers, I rushed down the hall. Sheepishly, I… Continue reading »

For Pity’s Sake

Trailing tissues behind, I burst through the base clinic doors five minutes past my appointment time. “Sorry, I’m late,” I… Continue reading »

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