Month: May 2010

Memorial Day

“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.”                                 ~George Washington What do you think of when you think about Memorial Day?  Do you think of enjoying a 3-day weekend?  […] Read more…

Blue Star Families

For all of my military friends out there, I want to tell you about a couple of great things Blue Star Families is doing.  They’re all about supporting and empowering military families.   If you’ve never visited their website, go check them out! First of all, I encourage you to take their Military Family Lifestyle Survey.  Do […] Read more…

Indecision Part II: Writing

Last week I wrote about my indecisiveness as it related to my career (or lack thereof). But there’s another area of my life that’s affected by my indecision: writing. My academic degrees are completely unrelated to writing. But I have always loved the art of the written word and hoped that someday I could pursue […] Read more…

Top 10 Reasons Why I Blog

I’ve got blogging on the brain.  My Google Reader is practically exploding with the 100s of blogs I follow, and I’m always amazed by the difference between them.  Some bloggers share their thoughts and experiences, some share news and information, some share giveaways and deals, some share a random combination of everything.  So I got to […] Read more…

Missed Moments

One lesson I’ve learned in my eight year marriage to the military is to use a pencil when marking dates on the calendar. Plans change too frequently to use permanent ink. Nothing is permanent in the military. But unfortunately, there are some occasions that can’t be erased from the calendar, events that can’t be postponed […] Read more…

Ask the Milies

Are you a mil spouse?  Do you have questions about military life?  Do you want honest answers?  Well, another one of my favorite bloggers at ACU’s, Stiletto Shoes, & Pretty Pink Tutus just started a website called Ask the Milies just for you! Here is an excerpt from the “About The Milies” page: “The idea for a […] Read more…

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