On Saturday, our last day with family in Illinois, we took a trip downtown Chicago. We went with plans and intentions to visit certain places but, thanks to it being a holiday weekend and the opening day of college football, the venue was packed and things just didn’t work out. So we walked around the … [Read more…]
Our little family is taking a little end-of-summer, recovering-from-the-Army’s-summer-demands vacation. We have a lot of amazing things planned and hopefully will all return a bit refreshed! But, it’s been a bumpy start. I’ve been having a rough time of it with my last two doses of allergy shots (administered last Friday and this monday). Lots … [Read more…]
Shortly before Russ deployed to Afghanistan (the second time), I decided that I wanted to find a TV show that had multiple seasons to watch while he was deployed. I had found during his first deployment that having “my show” (Stargate SG1) to watch really helped pass the time and keep my mind of of … [Read more…]
It is of the small joys and little pleasures that the greatest of our days are built. Mary Anne Radmacher January and February have been very full months for our family. Full of ordinary days and ordinary moments. They have been fun and relaxing, but busy as well. Ordinary, busy, relaxing, and beautiful… My husband … [Read more…]
Let me be honest, I have had a pretty difficult month…well, two months actually. It began with Ezra not sleeping…for about six weeks straight he woke every two hours or sometimes even less throughout each night, and only took 15-20 minute naps during the day.
Over the past week we got to take our block leave (summer vacation). We drove down to where Russell’s mom lives in North Carolina and spent a few days there visiting with the in-laws. They even threw us a baby shower!!! Then we all packed up (again) and drove down to Oak Island where Russells’ … [Read more…]
About 2 years ago, shortly before Russ and I got married, I joined an online forum called Christian Military Wives. I wasn’t very active on the website until about halfway through Russell’s deployment, but once I began participating on a regular basis I began to get very involved in projects on the website. I was … [Read more…]
I probably couldn’t write appropriately enough to express how grateful I am to our heavenly Father. He is more amazing than we give Him credit for, and I feel ashamed for every time we have ever doubted Him.