Red Roads and Rhythm

When traveling or PCSing pre-minions, the hubby and I traveled well together. We could be up at the crack of dawn, drive most of the day, see random roadside oddities and be happily on our way. We easily found a rhythm to long drives. My dear husband has a love of taking the road less … Continue reading Red Roads and Rhythm

I Don’t Think This Counts

Last night we stayed in Montana in a little tiny place that, as I mentioned, was a little sketchy. I walked into this "establishment": ...and took one look into a washing machine and promptly walked back out. Nuh Uh. Not happening. Laundry waited until the next stop where the machines were: a. clean b. not … Continue reading I Don’t Think This Counts

Hi, ho, hi, ho, it’s off to Idaho!

Leaving Moses Lake, I attempted another 5k on the hotel dreadmill. This is what I was looking at as I was running: Sadly those little signs did nothing to motivate nor energize me as this is as far as I got before it felt like I'd been on the thing for an eternity:   Have … Continue reading Hi, ho, hi, ho, it’s off to Idaho!

The Best Laid Plans

We do love our plans. We lay them all out. We just know that we've covered every base, any possibility. Ha! Tell that to anyone who has done a road trip with minions! Starting off the day with a good run, we finished buttoning up the house, said some bittersweet goodbyes, and passed the inspection with flying … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans

PCS – Permanent Change of Station

PCS season is upon us and this time around it's our turn. (Anyone else find the humor in that acronym? PERMANENT Change of Station...It's anything but permanent!) Well we are down to just days before the packers come to remind us of just how much stuff we have (and how much crap we don't need). … Continue reading PCS – Permanent Change of Station