Blog Archives for tag Moving

Open letter: To the friends I ignore

I can see it in your eyes. You’re not happy. You think I’ve been ignoring you. You think I’m an… Continue reading »

The deed is done, but not forgotten

“Ach! I’ve got to get rid of this albatross around my neck!” my husband Francis exclaimed recently, with plenty of… Continue reading »

The Unknown: A military spouse’s greatest worry

“What’s next? When will we move? Where will we go?” Like any military spouse, these are the questions that swirl… Continue reading »

An Impossibly Perfect Holiday

While picking bits of pumpkin pie from our teeth on the last night of Thanksgiving break, my husband Francis and… Continue reading »

Life lessons from the last of the litter

The cranberry farmer reached a calloused hand into the crate and grabbed the loose scruff of one pup’s neck. Holding… Continue reading »

Sound Off: Do school changes hurt military kids in the long run?

By now, kids are back into the swing of school, reestablishing seats in the cafeteria, slipping prohibited gum paraphernalia into… Continue reading »

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 »

My kids are TOTAL BRATS!

From the time I toddled around in droopy diapers, to the day I drove off to college in my VW… Continue reading »

She’s a rich girl

In the darkness of Room 318, my husband’s gravely snore could be heard over the rattle of the air conditioner…. Continue reading »

The Bottom Drawer

Ironically, there are benefits to moving so often as a military family. Every few years, we’re forced to go through… Continue reading »

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