Category Archives: Military

Proud Military Mom

I wrote this article a few years ago, and it was originally published in the Detroit Free Press Twist Magazine on November 10, 2007. Earlier this week, one of our youngest son’s friends left for the U.S. Air Force-BMT. Late … Continue reading

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Keeping the Fire Burning – Against All Odds

“Keep the fire lit in your marriage and your life will be filled with warmth.”-Fawn Weaver This past August, my husband and I celebrated a milestone in our lives – our 30-year wedding anniversary. Three decades! Over 10,000 days being married. … Continue reading

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Memory Lane Meets Abbey Road

When the Beatles made their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, I was a toddler. It would be a few years before I truly understood who and what the Beatles were, and how they impacted our lives musically. And, who … Continue reading

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Love Will Keep Us Together???

“Love will keep us together.” – hit song by The Captain and Tennille Thirty-nine years. And it is over. My heart is breaking for Captain and Tennille, (Daryl  Dragon and Toni Tennille) who are divorcing after nearly four decades of marriage. … Continue reading

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Thank you for the opportunity!

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Boomer Voices program and have been provided with a device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product.       #VZWVoices #Boomer It is so very hard … Continue reading

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I am one ticked off military spouse

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13 The topper on the latest, most-blatant disrespect of our military members has enraged me beyond belief. How could something as shameful as denying … Continue reading

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Hey ladies, are you covered?

Disclosure:  I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer Network campaign for Royal Neighbors of America. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with Royal Neighbors of … Continue reading

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The Top 7 Ways 9-11 Changed This MilSpouse

Where were you when the world stopped turning? – Alan Jackson September 11, 2001. We all remember where we were, what we were doing, and how the world became a scarier place. We watched in horror as innocent men, women … Continue reading

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Supporting those who support those who serve

“No one really wants to admit they are lonely, and it is never really addressed very much between friends and family. But I have felt lonely many times in my life.” – Bill Murray Sitting in church on Sunday, our pastor’s … Continue reading

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No power? No problem!

“Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Boomer Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product.” A few weeks ago, my husband and I … Continue reading

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