The Army sometimes feels like a secret society – complete with it’s own language and set of social customs. Conversations are peppered with acronyms like PCS, MOS, OER, and OPSEC. A few times a year my husband puts on high-waisted pants and toasts the Army. Our guest room closet is filled with Kevlar and other
Category: And Then We Laughed
Over the summer, my friend L. asked if I were interested in competing in an adventure race with her. She sent me a link with information and upon reading about the race, it didn’t take me long with respond with an enthusiastic YES! So what is adventure racing? It is a multi-disciplinary sport which involves navigating
If you’re anything like me, you likely find it impossible to talk about the future without referencing vision boards, dream sheets, or goal posts. While I have an idea of where I’d like to see myself in 10 years, I struggle with verbalizing goals. Mostly due to fear of failure (I can’t fail if it
A friend recently asked how we go about deciding where to travel and how we plan our trips so I decided to document the process of how we actually ended up choosing our summer vacation this year. Back in January, I daydreamed on National Plan for Vacation Day and brainstormed possible locations for our summer vacation.
This isn’t our first rodeo living in the national capital region. During Clay’s almost 14 years in the Army, we’ve moved 7 times. And when we moved back to the area last summer, we checked off another square in the game of military bingo – we returned to a duty station. We were stationed at