My son turned 12 in March. It's hard to believe that 12 years ago I was in a Belgian hospital giving birth. Yep, you read that right, a Belgian hospital. At the time, we were stationed at S.H.A.P.E. NATO in Mons, Belgium and boy was that an experience!! My husband had been serving a 3… Continue reading Midnight Ramble: My Musician Turns Twelve
Our beautiful day today in Washington! Let me start out by saying that this was a super busy day!! The hubs and I are preparing to take a week off of work and we are going home (IL, that's where I am from) to go visit my parents. Whenever this happens during mowing season we… Continue reading Midnight Thoughts: Two Veterans & a Gentleman
Good morning everyone, thank you for coming back to visit me on my page. Wow it has been pretty hectic lately but still not an excuse to stop writing. A couple of weekends ago, I took some time off to spend time with my family. I mentioned in my last post that work sometimes gets… Continue reading Camping at Coho Campground in WA
Is there such a thing as working too much? During these times where some find themselves unemployed, I am asking myself if I am working too much. Isn't that crazy? I feel blessed that I can still work. I feel a bit guilty too. I know I am doing what I can to contribute and… Continue reading Midnight Thoughts: Can you work too much?
Good morning! I should have updated you about the reunion ages ago! I apologize for the delay. My reunion was on October 19th, 2019 and it was so much fun seeing friends! I along with my husband attended a high school football game the night before! It felt great to be home and supporting our… Continue reading Update: 20th Class Reunion
Every year around Veteran's Day, I think about my husband and the time he has served. I think about the time we lived out of a hotel for almost 60 days because our housing was not available yet. I also think about the time we sat in Vatican City sipping on an eight Euro Pepsi!… Continue reading Morning Thoughts: Loving a Veteran.
Whew. This post might be all over the place but I started to think a lot about my life this month when I turned 38! That and I also recently went home for my 20th high school reunion. That brought back some great memories of who I was back when I was a teenager, then… Continue reading Midnight Thoughts: Finding Myself Again?
I don't even know why this popped in my head but it could be that I was scrolling through Instagram and happened to view this post... Compromise is the first word I think of. When Chris and I first started dating, we argued about chores. Sounds crazy right? Well I had lived alone for a… Continue reading Midnight Thoughts: Marriage is Compromise, Fixing Myself.
You know I was thinking of starting this series on my blog called Midnight Thoughts, because after all, when working on my grave yard, I get this creative bug at around midnight. So I will just log on every now and then at midnight and just start typing about whatever thought I am having.… Continue reading Midnight Thoughts: 20th High School Reunion.