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Return to Disney – A Midlife travel journal entry

“We’re going to Disney!” Yeah – I said that. Via text. It was an extended weekend, whirlwind-trip, that started with my youngest daughter. She researched for some military discounts we qualified for, and I started making calls and reservations. Hotel … Continue reading

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To my soldier on Veterans Day

To my soldier on Veterans Day: 13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 KJV It sure has been a crazy ride, living this military life. There was no … Continue reading

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How to thank a vet on Veterans’ Day

Today is Veterans’ Day. Sometimes the meaning of these days of recognition get confused. Veterans’ Day – today – we salute all who have served: both during war and peace time – those who are still living. Memorial Day is … Continue reading

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Patriotic path to Veterans Day

“The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments, and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought.” Henry Waxman One of the perks of having an “almost-empty-nest” is the ability to travel more … Continue reading

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Have a Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Fourth of July! It’s the Fourth of July already? Oh my, that means summer is in full swing, and that we are half-way through the year! Yikes!

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September 11, 2001 – I Will Never Forget

But when I saw her again, we were different women than when we earlier stood talking in front of the preschool. September 11, 2001 It was one of the most beautiful September mornings I can remember. The sky was crystal … Continue reading

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What is the ultimate sacrifice?

When thinking of our military, the statement “ultimate sacrifice” conjures up thoughts of dying in the line of fire. For those of us not wearing the uniform, that truly does seem to be the ultimate sacrifice. As a military wife … Continue reading

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How Mother’s Intuition has deepened our bond

“Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.” – Florence Scovel Shinn I believe God has blessed mothers with a very special gift. Do a Google search for “Mother’s Intuition,” and you could spend … 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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