What We’ve Liked Best at Each Duty Station

There is really no way to know that you’re in the good old days until you’ve actually left them. The art of looking back fondly is a somewhat idiosyncratic effect of human nature. We always seem to have a more idealized take on our experiences when we’re looking at them through the rearview mirror. While we

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Our First Game at Wrigley Field

The kids have grown up both watching and playing baseball. Being stationed in the Washington DC area a couple of times cultivated an appreciation for the Washington Nationals and we’ve long considered them “our team”, despite living an Uncle Sam-directed nomadic lifestyle. Attending games at Nationals Park quickly became a favorite family activity of ours

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An Overnight Getaway to Milwaukee, WI

We’ve been incredibly busy with work and our weekday evenings have been dominated by coaching and a variety of youth sports – we’re in the season of our lives where time is by far our most precious commodity. It’s why it has taken me almost a week to write this post. It is why our

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Why We Decided to Plan a Trip to Walt Disney World Sooner Rather Than Later

Travel has been virtually non-existent for our family since we entered pandemic life but back in February, we gambled on being vaccinated and tourism opening up and began booking late spring, summer, and fall travel. Life right now looks a lot different than this time last year – Clay and I are vaccinated, our kids

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