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…]
It’s the last day of February, and I just got back from a week-long vacation. It’s definitely time to start counting my blessings. Finding beauty in February of 2013!
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…]
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…]
I’m thankful for him… Russ and I had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We took a very short trip down to visit his family in North Carolina. We spent Thanksgiving Day with “the family” doing the normal Thanksgiving activities like eating yummy food, exchanging a few gifts (because we won’t be there at Christmastime), watching football, and … [Read more…]