Blog Archives for tag Military life

Trash, Treasure & Timing

Like most hoarders, I’m in complete denial. I see myself as a “collector” of valuable, interesting, and sentimental things. It… Continue reading »

Life’s a beach when you dig deep

Reclining my beach chair to the third notch, I sink deeply into the brightly striped canvas. Blinded by the sun,… Continue reading »

The Realities of Now

Back then, you danced. I mean you really danced. During your 20s and 30s, you’d hear a song that would… Continue reading »

Confessions of a TV Junkie

In the basement of a dingy community center, a florescent light buzzes over a dozen or so people seated in… Continue reading »

5 Simple Steps to Romantic Spontaneity!

This Valentine’s Day, I’ll be up at o-dark-thirty to drive my husband to the airport for another overseas military work… Continue reading »

Don’t Mind the Gap

All my regular tables in the loft of the Starbucks are taken, so I grab the only available seat downstairs… Continue reading »

Going Overboard

“How do I look?” my husband asked, putting his hands on his hips and strutting down the marine supply store… Continue reading »

Mom’s Summer Lecture Series

A couple of weeks ago, my husband came home after running errands on base with our daughter and said, “Wait… Continue reading »

Life, hot flashing before my eyes

Last week, on the morning of my 48th birthday, I had my very first hot flash. The uncanny coincidence of… Continue reading »

My Annual Dose of Dirt

I’ve got dirt under my fingernails. There’s a blister the size of Delaware on my thumb. My face is sunburned… Continue reading »

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