A PCS move, or military transfer, is a common thread for us active duty folks. Moving every 2-3 years for many of us, is simply part of the deal. There are those few lucky ones that may get to stay in one place for a couple of tours consecutively, but that isn't how it goes … Continue reading What a PCS Move Feels Like
I love days where you just want to pump your fist and say, "YEAH! It was a good day!" Today? Meh. We were all crabby today. The novelty of being in the same room (same car) with the same people for 5 weeks has worn off. Having space in our new joint will be a good thing, … Continue reading Fist Pumps!
I took the minions to the base pool yesterday. It was sunny and wonderful and hot! The pool felt amazing! This kiddie pool was HUGE! The kids loved it! They even have a little tube slide that shoots them into the big pool. (You'll forgive the lack of pictures as I was playing "catcher' when they … Continue reading Welcome to My Nightmare
We've been living la vida lodge for almost 2 weeks (more if you count the camping and hotels to get here). We've done all sorts of things to pass the time; attempting to Positive Polly the situation, full on meltdowns (you know just for fun), playground time such as this one: Taking selfies to send … Continue reading I Think It May Be Time
Well, my meltdown/culture shock phase of this move is winding down. We've spent the last week looking at houses and rentals and have decided to purchase this time around. We have about 2 weeks until it's all ready for us. We are also getting geared up for school registration! (Yeah, that sentence made me throw up a … Continue reading Life in the Lodge
I'm having a meltdown of sorts. Yep, that's right. Me. Not my daughter or my son. (Although had happened today, too.) It's all just hitting me. It's hitting all of us. We've driven by a few houses and we've been less than impressed. I've been reading reviews on the various schools and I'm trying to … Continue reading Meltdown
It started out as just an idea to help keep me motivated to workout and run while traveling across country to our new duty station. I've been on enough road trips to know how lethargic being in a car all day makes me, and how the substantial lack of decent food options tends to make … Continue reading This 5k Across the Country “Thing”