This post is second in a series of posts describing how God has led my family to relocate from Kentucky to North Carolina as my husband is ending his military career. To read the beginning this story, click here for Part 1. To read all of the posts regarding this move, God preparing my heart … [Read more…]
I began this year knowing it would be full of transition and a lot of unknowns. My husband was coming to the very end of his military career and searching for the next step. We started with a very solid plan. For the last three years we had discussed a certain military-friendly company as a … [Read more…]
I’m here, in my new hometown. I have the keys to my new home on my key ring. I’ve checked my new mailbox twice. I’m here.
I’ve been making excuses to visit my apartment. Today’s excuse was lining the shelves in the kitchen. I ran out of shelf paper, which means I have to go back. And when I’m there, I’m glad to be there.
When we returned from our official find-a-job-and-a-place-to-live trip to North Carolina, we realized that we had literally 10 days to prepare ourselves, our belongings, and our current residence to move. These 10 days have been a frenzy of cleaning, organizing, purging, and packing. And here’s some of the things that I have learned during this … [Read more…]
Today I am participating in a weekly feature on lisajobaker.com called Five Minute Fridays. Bloggers are given a writing prompt (topic) and told to write for *five minutes. “No *editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.” Today’s topic is “Home.” GO. It’s after 7 PM and I just saw a friend of mine post about today’s five minute friday. … [Read more…]
Today I am participating in a weekly feature on lisajobaker.com called Five Minute Fridays. Bloggers are given a writing prompt (topic) and told to write for *five minutes. “No *editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.” Today’s topic is “Afraid.” GO. “Afraid.” Nah…I’m not doing that one. But a few moments later, I heard another voice: What are you … [Read more…]
I should be walking, or ellipticaling, or weight lifting. But instead I am sitting on the floor of the gym facing the back side of an older gentleman on a workout bike watching his feet go round and round. Proof.
I’ve had my “dreams and goals for 2013” post on my “blog posts to do” list for several months now. But when I sat down to start writing it a few weeks ago, I immediately scrapped it without saving. Eh, no one cares or needs to know that I want to be a better wife … [Read more…]