Storm Warning

Storm Warning

  When news of a storm warning hits the airwaves we glue ourselves to our televisions and radios, filled with fear and trepidation, or maybe just curiosity, about an oncoming disaster. We watch and we wait. We analyze every possible storm-track and try to predict the potential damage. We flock to Wal-Mart to stock up on batteries, bottled […]

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Do You Know What You Need?

It hit me like a ton of bricks. Or maybe I should say like 15,470 pounds of household goods. I struggled with the impact our move to Fort Polk had on our housing situation. We went from a brand new home with over 2,600 square feet and 5 bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms, a 2 ½ car garage […]

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Do You Need To Start Over?

My yoga instructor read an interesting anecdote the other day about starting over.  The gist of her story was “Why wait?  Start living more healthfully now.”  This Army lifestyle seems to force us to start over us every couple of years or so.   When I was in the Army, I thought changing units was a great way to leave […]

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Misguided

I had been putting off re-registering our vehicles for long enough and I realized if I didn’t make that my first priority on Friday, I ran the risk of dragging my 3 year old to the DMV, adding to the level of torture I was anticipating.  Before leaving the house, I checked to be sure I had […]

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Forget Lemonade, Make Stuffing

I’ve always liked the phrase, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” We Army Wives, do a lot of that.  I’m not here to lament my life married to the military. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. I am proud of what my husband does to secure our freedom at home and to bring […]

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