Blog Archives for tag PCSing

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 »

My Styrofoam Cup Runneth Over

A week ago, I was sitting in my room in the base hotel, the night before my family’s final departure… 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 »