I could have named this post a lot of different titles…some of the others I was thinking of were “A Date Alone” and “Life is What You Make It”…but I’m sticking with this one for now. I pretty much spent all of the day in the house, not because I intentionally wanted to or enjoyed … [Read more…]
I’ve been a wifey for a year now. Tomorrow is our first anniversary! It’s weird to me…(I know, a strange way to begin a blog post about an anniversary)…but it’s true. Because I don’t feel like I’ve been married for a whole year. Russ and I have spent 4 months and 22 days of that … [Read more…]
If anyone desires to know more about what Army life is really like, I would recommend standing in line for a half hour at the on-post post office. What you can learn there will give you more insight than even possibly the most well-written book on the subject. I knew when I drove into the … [Read more…]
I was awake for 20 hours yesterday, so I’m apologizing in advance if this post doesn’t make a lot of sense. : ) After working for 8 hours, I flew up here to Chicago. After grabbing my bag and walking to the car, my daddy greeted me with a single yellow rose. He tells me … [Read more…]
Where do I begin? In the last 3 days I’ve gone from absolutely loving today, to absolutely hating it. Let me explain… On Thursday, I went to HEB to grab some groceries really quick for dinner. It was like paradise! Balloons, roses, chocolate, strawberries, and hearts were EVERYWHERE!!! I instantly became a pile of melty … [Read more…]
When I hear the word four, I think of so many things. Four can be an eternity, or the blink of an eye. Four more months (maybe) until hubby comes home. We still aren’t for sure, but it’s what I’m holding onto. This four seems like an eternity. Russ and I are both worn thin. … [Read more…]
God has been doing some marvelous things in my life, and teaching me some lessons, but he has used the medium of “change” to do so.
Our life is full of change. It seems like Russell’s schedule is like a ping-pong game. Back and forth. But what I’ve learned about ping-pong is that, even when the ball lands on the same side of the table, it will rarely land in the same place twice. And every time the player has to … [Read more…]