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C&O x2

C&O x2

Okay okay okay. I just realized the last time I blogged was a whole different trip we took to C&O… So here’s the thing. The frigging canal is long and there are so many starting points its insane. So when the moms group put a date on the calendar for a C&O walk, I was … Continue reading

C&O canal

C&O canal

A few weeks ago we were meeting to go to a movie with family in Cabin John, Maryland. This is a beautiful little town right on the Potomac, nestled up on the coast of the historic C&O Canal. Our family has told us on numerous occasions to check it out but being so busy with … Continue reading

Sunny Sunday Funday

Sunny Sunday Funday

So with my husband starting training today and his briefing last Friday, I have came to learn that essentially Sunday will be his only likely off day. And by likely off, I mean not always. I am learning recruiting duty to be the home deployment, working over 12 hour days, 6 to 7 days a … Continue reading

The Move- The unloading

So basically part 2. I have arrived in Germantown. It’s Friday, February 9th, and I am getting the keys!!   There is thick snow on the ground in the walk way to our town home, it’s old snow from the last big snow but its still white. I am waiting to get keys to home … Continue reading

The Move: the loading

The most difficult military move this far (at least for us). Lets set the scene. Have husband graduate from recruiter school during Christmas break. He announces he wants to do a DITY (a DIY move). Still has to work with old command (12 hour days) because we thought we would be moving and didn’t take … Continue reading

The Holiday Letter…

The Holiday Letter…

Each year that we have done a ┬áholiday letter we have had a decent balance. Each person gets a paragraph to sum up the complexities of the year. Most of the time any achievements or huge highlights are there making it look as though this year has been great, you add in one thing you … Continue reading

Maryland

Maryland

One of the best things about us being back on the east coast is that while I trips are less frequent they are generally more meaningful in the long run because the only vacations we take are to see family. While we loved being in California more than most things we missed out on a … Continue reading

A southern childhood

A southern childhood

For our vacation, or my husbands vacation, we took two weeks off. You may have seen from earlier posts the first week of that was in Virginia with my husbands family. The second week we were to head down to Huntsville, Alabama to see my husbands friend who just got back from his stent in … Continue reading

Having Katie

Having Katie

Originally posted on Respected In Heels – The Podcast:
Since our two week vacation ended and we were making the drive back home to boring old regular adult life, I thought I would take a few more weeks of our summer and mix it up. My brother has three kids between 6 and 12 years…