Category Archives: Army Life

“Somebody” is a Major now…..

I know, I  know it’s been awhile.  I started taking classes again in February and it is kicking me in the butt.  The homework was MUCH easier when I had a kiddo that was taking two two-hour naps everyday.  Since … Continue reading

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Like Trying To Sew a Silk Purse Out of a Pig’s Ear

Thanks to my husband’s amazing sewing skills it appears I am now off the hook for this little hiatus to South Korea.  Of course there is a story behind that comment….there is ALWAYS a story… One evening almost a year … Continue reading

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So The Dude Asks Me, “Do You Have Your SOFA stamped?”

“No, sir.  I do not have my sofa stamped.  And honestly, I cannot possible imagine what that even means.  We have a sofa signed out to us from the Army so it should be good right?” This was an actual conversation between … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

The 2012 Christmas sugar hangover has set in. Though we were far from our family and friends, being in the right mindset made Christmas awesome. Dinner with Santa was Saturday night. Even though Connor did not dig THE BIG GUY, it was a … Continue reading

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The Arrival of our Household Goods!

So almost two months after it was first loaded into boxes our household goods arrived on Friday.  Imagine all of your stuff gone for two months…now you get to pack up one 50 pound bag (per person) of whatever stuff … Continue reading

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Trying to Find My Direction in 6 Inches of Snow

We haven’t had our feet on Korean soil for even a month and the reality of our new home environment is front and center.  Though it is literally the same temperature in Dongducheon, South Korea as it is in Des … Continue reading

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The smell of coffee in the morning…

For much of our relationship, my husband and I have been going in too many different directions at a million miles an hour.  Up and out the door at 0430 each day.  A year of commuting from Fort Hood to … Continue reading

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