Storm Warning

We are glued to our televisions and radios, filled with fear and trepidation, or maybe just curiosity, about an oncoming storm. 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 water and canned food. We sterilize and fill our tubs with […]

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Top 10 Moving Musings

Just a little light humor from our latest move with the Army! 10.  When the packers tell you where they put the keys to the china hutch are packed, write it down, e-mail it to yourself and tell at least 3 other people. 9.  The type of wall outlet for the dryer will always be […]

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Check Your Shoes

I wouldn’t call what I’ve been doing here in Louisiana so far running.  It isn’t even really jogging.  Perhaps it is more like really slow intervals with long recovery periods of walking.  It is hot, even before 7 am and humid all the time.  I really wonder about the healthfulness of breathing air that is […]

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Mud Bath

A few months ago on a playdate at the park, I witnessed first hand the inability of children to escape the temptation of a mud puddle.  They are drawn to it, want to splash and immerse themselves in it.  As an adult, this is a hard concept for me to grasp, but I’m sure I […]

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Cutting Glass

An actual craft blog!!  Written when we didn’t have access to internet here!   I will be the first to admit I am a Pinterest hoarder.  I have hundreds of pins, literally.  189 on my “What can I make today?” board alone.  I’ve done a few of the things I’ve pinned, but honestly, most of them are […]

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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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