Tag Archives: military wife

The mystery beans


I walk with mace in one hand, and my keys positioned like a weapon in the other. It’s habit. I have my speed dial set to 911. So, when I turned down a quiet, back road the other day, questioning … Continue reading

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Baby-sitting via Skype


Last week when Michelle and I met up via Skype, I asked her to do me a favor…

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Plugging back in…


Yeah, okay, it’s only been two weeks, but between my move and lack of internet service and Michelle’s trip, we weren’t able to get on-line last week. But I saw her smiling face this week, coffee cup in hand. We … Continue reading

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Technology illiterate


Michelle and I met up today for the first time on-line. First we tried yahoo messenger….

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Saying good-bye


This week I said my good-byes to the friends I’ve made here in Norfolk–Michelle and the tap ladies. I dreaded this week, thinking it would be horribly depressing. But to tell you the truth, I’ve had one of the best … Continue reading

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Looks can be deceiving….


I’ve made this meal various times before. This is not how it is supposed to look….

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A Good Photograph


Being a new blogger, I like to trawl around looking at other blog sites, asking questions, trying to learn. I found an amazing post — Lamb Vindaloo, Garlic Naan, and Indian Chai Tea from the We are Not Martha site. Deciding their … Continue reading

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Writing a memoir


“I was forced to acknowledge all over again that writing is not life, or even truth, but merely fragments of both, imperfect reflections. There will always be moments and emotions which refuse to be caught, dark undertows which will never … Continue reading

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Thrift Shop on a Wednesday afternoon


Michelle and I decided to thrift store shop instead of cook this week for an upcoming trip. Michelle is as non-materialistic as I am, and we both prefer the thrift store to the mall. My reasoning is because 1. Buying … Continue reading

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Chances of winning a contest


Michelle MADE me enter a contest. She picked out the pieces she thought were my best. She wouldn’t let me leave her house until I pressed the submit button myself. I think no one ever wins contests and it’s usually … Continue reading

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