It’s Fall, Y’all!

Fall is here and with the change of season, for our family, comes football. My husband has umpired high school and college level games for years and loves it. With our move to the city with no yard for the dogs, it has become necessary to walk them more frequently and that job falls to … Continue reading It’s Fall, Y’all!

Am I Ready For Some Football?!

Ah, football season is here again. Or, as I like to call it, the season of non-deployment-alone-time-with-minions. Despite the hard time I give my husband about his "habit", I secretly (shhh! don't tell him!) love how passionate he is about football and sports in general. Not only did he take the time years ago to … Continue reading Am I Ready For Some Football?!

The Things I Do….

It has been said that "If you are interested, you'll do what's convenient. If you're committed, you'll do whatever it takes." That pretty much sums it up for me lately, today in particular. I do what it takes to get a run in whenever I can. I started the day with a massage this morning … Continue reading The Things I Do….

Recalibrating

Since June, it's been a bit bumpy and lumpy around our house. We've (I) have been a bit lopsided. This is due to many things, including the following: *Deployment (duh!) The kids have good days and bad days but 5 months into this - the novelty for all of us has definitely expired! *Fall/Winter: the … Continue reading Recalibrating

A Little Fall…A Little Gratitude….

After a couple of days of grey, wet, and typical Pacific Northwest weather, I am trying to not be such a Wendy Whiner and instead embrace the things I am grateful for. Not having had actual seasons for a few years, it's actually kind of fun to teach my kids and have them notice all … Continue reading A Little Fall…A Little Gratitude….