Posts filed under: Military Spouse

Once asked to define life as a military spouse in 4 words or less, I quipped: “Hurry up and wait.”  There’s little grace to the messy madness we call “normal.”  We hurry all day every day to be ready now,...
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One summer we trekked more than 1500 miles to our new home in a new town.  As we traded our shorts and flip-flops for jeans, I rehearsed in my mind all the reasons this would certainly be the worst Air...
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The hazard of being a third generation military spouse is the assumption I knew what I was getting into when I married my active duty husband.  For context, my dad retired when I was in high school and my life...
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Live What You Believe #SongSunday “Tightrope” Did you know that there’s an anthem for life as a military spouse? The hazard of learning the songs to a musical before actually seeing the musical is that you learn the music out...
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Last week we celebrated our ten-year anniversary.  I catalogued the decade by looking through our wedding album, the album from our first year of marriage, and then lamenting the fact that not a single photo from years 2-10 has made...
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