• I know I should be more thankful…

    Here I am on the eve of Thanksgiving (well, technically it’s Thanksgiving already), and I’m feeling mopey. Browsing the Facebook profiles of my high school chums usually results in me feeling bad about myself, sad to say.  I went to…

  • Not so Wordless Wednesday…

    Most of the time when I do Wordless Wednesday posts, there’s always a back story to go along with the photo.  I can’t resist sharing this one.  Instead of going home for Thanksgiving in 2009 (it was too expensive), I…

  • Let’s take a trip…

    …back about five to eight years ago.  I was in the height of my lock-a-beery [read: rockabilly] vintage days.  You know the drill – car shows, antique malls, eBay, weekenders, etc.  Although I’m not nearly as cool as I used…

  • What I miss about California…

    Do you hear the angels singing?  Because they are! It isn’t often that I really miss things about home.  I’m pretty good about adapting to new environments and “blooming where I’ve been planted.”  Coming to Colorado from Fayetteville was a…

  • Miscellany Monday

    1.  I’m sitting next to an Italian Greyhound named Squeakers.  She’s quietly whining to herself, although I’m not sure why.  She won’t come closer so I can hold her.  She’s a lover though, and loves giving kisses!  We have to…

  • Always better together!

    Alas, I’m not talking about DH and I here.  🙁  If you’ve followed my story, I’m pretty used to being on my own and not having DH around to help me.  FIL came to live with us in September and…

  • MilSpouse Weekly Roundup #11

    Bored this weekend?  Check out the Round-Up and catch up on your favorite milspouse blogs and discover some new ones!  Enjoy! Related posts: MilSpouse Weekly Roundup #23 MilSpouse Friday Fill-In #31 + MilSpouse Weekly Roundup #25 Milspouse Friday Fill-In #36…

  • MilSpouse Friday Fill-In #22

    Hallelujah, this week is over!  Bring on my Thanksgiving vacation!  Check out Wifey’s if you want to participate. 1.  If you had to be shipwrecked on a deserted island, but all of your human needs – food and water –…

  • Exceptionally Versatile!

    Yesterday Megan @ Megan Dub-Yuh awarded me with The Versatile Blogger award!  You’ve all seen the rules behind this one, so I’m going to jump straight to the seven things about me. I’ve never been skinny dipping.  Yes, it’s true.…