Blog Archives for tag Moving

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 »

I can’t wait to move!

Well, first, there’s the heat. The year-round, thick, hot, humid, gnat-infested, sweat producing, Florida heat. The lousy palm trees certainly… Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

The Lame Duck in the Chicken Coop

For the last three years, I have been living in conditions that could be described as very similar to that… Continue reading »

Confectionary Comforts

Running my fingertip along the wrinkled peak of thin, gold foil, I find an edge. I insert a nail under… Continue reading »

The Stuff Families Are Made Of

Recently, I’ve been told that my family of five weighs nearly 18,000 pounds.  No, we are not morbidly obese –… Continue reading »