Category Archives: Colorado

New Beginnings New Beginnings


This past week was graduation week at the [Credit: [Credit: [Credit: J. Boone Pooler Photography] On another personal note, three years ago today I left for BMT.  It does and doesn’t seem like it’s been all that long.  When I think about the changes that have occurred at BMT in these three years, it feels…
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Our 5th Anniversary Our 5th Anniversary


I’m a couple days early, but I had to tell you all about our anniversary “getaway” (well, staycation for him) to Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, TX! DH and I have had a military marriage characterized by separation, which is true of 99% of military marriages.  One of the biggest sacrifices you make is celebrating holidays…
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Mission First Mission First


Photo by TSgt Thomas J. Doscher Many of you are aware that Colorado has been beat down over the last week with wildfires threatening homes and families within the Colorado Springs area.  As a state, we’ve been hit hard this fire season, with the latest series of fires (the Waldo Canyon Fire) really being too…
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Busy, busy, busy! Busy, busy, busy!


So much to catch you all up on!  I meant to do it yesterday for Miscellany Monday, but never got around to it now that I’m back at school.  It’s Tuesday and here we are, with 13 more school days before winter break.  I can do this, I can do this! Thanksgiving break wasn’t as…
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Organized Chaos Organized Chaos


[Source] Organized chaos is a good all-around description of how my life goes.  “Miscellany Mondays” work out great for me, because my thoughts tend to be so scattered, but alas, I missed yesterday.  You get the Tuesday catch-up! I recently won some Shutterfly holiday cards, courtesy of Meg @ Adapting to Change!  Meg is a…
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Movin’ on up! Movin’ on up!


Written into the fine print of my active duty orders was the statement that upon completion of BMT and tech school, and with commander’s approval, I’d be promoted to E-4.  Now, Senior Airman (SrA) is portrayed in tech as being the first rank you really have to wait a while to obtain.  There’s even a…
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