I feel compelled to tell you that I’m writing this in my iPhone notes while wearing my baby in a sling outside in the sunshine. The purpose is twofold: It’s an attempt to get her to take a much-resisted nap, and it’s vitamin-D exposure (plus a chance to drink the glass of wine in my […]
I have to just start this out by saying that this post almost wrote itself while I was rocking my baby to sleep for her first nap of the day in the semi-darkness of the early morning beside the thrumming space heater we use to keep her room warm in the winter. (Yes, winter: keep […]
When I last wrote you (you being, perhaps, a loyal reader or a new-to-this-space friend), I described a scene of messy chaos, as my husband and I were in the final stages of packing up our island life to move across the sea to follow his career to the Ranger Regiment in Georgia. As I […]
Farewell, Hawaii. *Insert mental image of glistening tear rolling down cheek* </3 With Christian being selected for the Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment, we have a PCS move on the horizon. As I sit here writing this, our apartment is in complete disarray: we have postal service boxes on the floor that we’ll use to mail […]
My wonderful friend Brittany Evans recently captured another chapter in our pregnancy journey with these maternity photos! As promised in my last post, I am sharing them here along with another quick update on pregnancy and life to fulfill my ever-present need to ramble. She also featured a few of her favorites on her own […]
I never imagined myself as an “army wife.”
I did imagine myself as a famous actress, singer, a princess (or duchess, as Kate Middleton prefers to be called), and a whole number of other things that might be a wee bit unlikely.. A wife, sure.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who thought all rainy days should mean a free pass from having to perform life; that they should be spent with good music, warm coffee and a little whimsy. She loved when the sky stayed dark after the sun should’ve already bathed everything in sepia light, and […]