Military Family “Special Jobs”

"I typically don't write about my family's military lifestyle, simply because it's hard for me to find a difference between our lifestyle and the civilian lifestyle. My perspective on life is shaded by the military, but I don't know what civilian life is really like, so I don't know how the life our family leads is too different from other families' lifestyles." Yet, a recent conversation made me realize we do have some differences in our lifestyles.

A Veteran’s Day Reminder

This is probably the most difficult blog post I have ever written. Not because of the subject, about which I am extremely passionate. Instead, because of the timing. This week, as I have been trying to draft a blog post specifically about Veteran’s Day, and the significance of the day, as a proud Army wife, … Continue reading A Veteran’s Day Reminder

Military Life Meets a Corporal Work of Mercy

Every couple years, military families get the chance of a lifetime to pack up their households, move to unknown places, and put down roots until they are uprooted again.  Most military families take the time they prepare to move as a time to do some spring cleaning, whether it happens in the middle of the … Continue reading Military Life Meets a Corporal Work of Mercy

She Could Be Any Of Us

The military community has been sent reeling the past couple days, following the news of a mother killing her two young children, the family dog, and herself, while her airman husband was out of the country. I know the neighborhood this lady lived in.  While close to one of the largest Army installations, it's not a … Continue reading She Could Be Any Of Us