Category Archives: Married to the Army

“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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Jack of all Trades, Master of None….So Far

So it appears the fact I cannot produce a college transcript demonstrating I have attended either two semesters of Organic Chemistry or 1 semester of Biological Chemistry is going to dash my hope of getting either of the Master’s degrees … Continue reading

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Soju…Want Another Drink???

Europeans like their wine, Russians their vodka, American’s their beer and whiskey. Koreans seem to be all about their Soju. Pronounced (soo  jew). Both times we have been on a dinner-date in Korea, we have seen the aftermath of a group of native … 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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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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